Nothing holds more promise than an empty planter waiting to be transformed by those container garden design ideas you’ve seen in magazines, catalogs, and garden centers. Decorating with containers is a great way to add instant color and texture to patios, decks, walkways, and entryways. Better yet, container gardens are easy to plant and simple to maintain – all you need is a little creativity and inspiration!
Whether you’re an expert looking for new plant combinations or a beginner looking to get started with a few container garden ideas, we’re here to help! We’ve combined thrillers, spillers, and fillers to create garden collections that look great and thrive under similar growing conditions. Browse through our container garden design ideas to find the collections that fit your lifestyle.
Want to try your hand at annuals, perennials, herbs, or vegetables? We have inspired garden container ideas for planters, hanging baskets, and window boxes. Start with a container you love, add soil and fertilizer, then head to the garden center with our handy shopping list. All of our container garden ideas can be created with six plants or less. Feel free to use our collections as a starting point and then change the colors and arrangement to fit your personal taste.
Don’t be afraid to completely change your containers with the season! Replace pansies and spring bulbs with vibrant summer flowers, then welcome fall with mums, ornamental cabbages and pumpkins. Our collections include garden container ideas for spring, summer, and fall container plantings. Don’t feel guilty about a container update – after all you wouldn’t wear white after Labor Day, so why keep those hot pink flowers in September?
Containers are also a great way to decorate for a special event or holiday. From an outdoor wedding to a backyard barbeque or even a pumpkin carving party, there are container garden design ideas that complement any theme. The garden center offers limitless possibilities for flowers and plants in colors, shapes, and styles that fit your décor. Try some Garden container ideas at your next party to set the mood…
Once you see the container garden ideas you like, simply print out the shopping list to make your trip to the garden center a breeze.
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