Front Door Container Gardens That Will Impress Guests

Create an eye-catching entryway with these colorful containers.

First impressions matter. For most homes, the front door and porch reflect who you are and how guests, passerbys, and neighbors perceive you as a homeowner. Just as you wouldn’t neglect the décor on the inside of your home, it’s absolutely necessary to give the outside and front door the TLC and attention it deserves, too. To put your potting skills to good use, you don’t need to spend a lot of time or money. In fact, something as simple as a freshly painted front door can make a bold, cheerful statement. Likewise, a high-gloss or matte wood finish applied to doors also creates an inviting entryway. For instant front door and curb appeal, decorate your home’s entrance using one of these 30 creative container garden ideas that are packed with bright blooms, seasonal herbs, and fall foliage. After all, a first impression can be a lasting impression; why not make yours a beautiful one at first knock?

1. American Beauty

Create an eye-catching entryway with these colorful containers.

This front entrance and walkway is the epitome of patriotic pride. Glossy red double doors, crisp white trim, and pots of blue hydrangeas form to make a beautiful, all-American palette for the start of summer.

2. Pansies, Violas, Panolas, Grass & Ivy

Create an eye-catching entryway with these colorful containers.

Rotate seasonal plants and flowers into containers to reflect the best of the season. For this selection, we chose orange pansies, violas, Panolas, and grass to greet guests with a warm hello during fall.

Tropical Punch


Summertime signals tropical plants. No matter where you live, experience the beauty of the tropics on your own front porch in this combo of oversized ‘Maui Gold’ elephant’s ear, orange SunPatiens, and purple iridescent Persian shield.

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