Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Wrensday: multipurpose plants

I love adding color around our yard with potted plants.  Because I'm on a tight gardening budget I have to get creative with what I have.

I have a nice window box on my deck railing (that I put a faux rust finish on) that I needed to fill.

I added Stella D'oro daylillies to the box to add height.  They are usually planted directly in the garden but I like to use them in containers too.  They'll bloom all Summer and eventually spread so much I'll have to divide them.  No problem; that means more plants for me.

I filled this very large pot with a an ornamental grass I found growing in our side yard.  I wasn't sure what it would do or how large it would grow, but hey, I didn't have anything to lose. 

Do you pot up any plants that are usually found in the garden?  Let me know! 

Happy Gardening!

1 comment:

  1. A garden is waaay to overwhelming for me (and I normally kill everything LOL) so everything goes in pots over here! It's more manageable for me.

    I actually only just started doing that this year though so the only thing I have in pots are tomatoes and strawberries. I'm hoping that by next year I can have an entire potted garden! LOL


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