58 Cool Container Garden Ideas

Beautiful container garden arrangements, perfect for your deck, entryway, or yard or even indoors, for a balcony or rooftop. Take a look!

Plants planted in containers correctly can increase the aesthetic appeal and look so vibrant

1. Plant a pot of living color

Beautiful container garden arrangements, perfect for your deck, entryway, or yard or even indoors, for a balcony or rooftop. Take a look!

Like a canvas waiting for paint, an empty garden planter can become anything you desire: a meditation in violet, a carnival of oranges and limes, or a quiet study of leaf shapes and textures.

2. Big entrance

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Designer Bartos created these planters to fit a ranch-style home with a bit of art deco thrown in.

They’re simple and contemporary; they’re large and have strong architectural shapes. Bartos prefers big pots ― 24-inch-diameter minimum. You need that scale to create drama.

3. Bigger, better

Beautiful container garden arrangements, perfect for your deck, entryway, or yard or even indoors, for a balcony or rooftop. Take a look!

A potted succulent may be pretty on its own, but group it with bromeliads and cactus, and it has a presence. Whether it’s on a porch or is part of a large yard, a vignette of containers “condenses beauty in a small space,” says Oakland landscape designer Joshua Stenzel. In his work, he often mixes quirky drought-tolerant plants from Australia and the Southwest. The results are dazzling compositions that need only the occasional watering.

“One thing I’ve learned with small-space designs is to skip the dainty little pots and go for big and bold,” says Stenzel. Make an impact by including one tall planting and repeating one intense color in either the foliage or the pots.

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