Jane Cunning
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Potted spring bulbs: The ultimate yellow and black combination – yellow daffodils in a yellow pot with primula Gold Laced and the striking black foliage of Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'. Find out how to create this pot at http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/pots-containers/bulbs/daffodil-and-primula-pot-display/1153.html Photo by Sarah Cuttle.

Potted spring bulbs: The ultimate yellow and black combination – yellow daffodils in a yellow pot with primula Gold Laced and the striking black foliage of Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'.

Japanese Maple 'Dissectum Garnet' The beautiful, dark red leaved Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Garnet Dissectum') shrub is very striking in any garden. Distinctive for its magnificent, slender, dark red leaves. The fabulous colourful foliage of this hardy ornamental shrub looks wonderful on the patio or decking. As it grows fairly slowly it is very suitable for small gardens and can even be planted in a spacious pot or tub. Good resistance to the cold. Height supplied 30-40 cm.

I like this plant ---Japanese Maple 'Dissectum Garnet' The beautiful, dark red leaved Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Garnet Dissectum') shrub is very striking in any garden.

Great use of small terra-cotta pots that are gathering dust in the potting shed.

Fill your steps with blooming bulbs. If you were wise, you may have potted bulbs in the fall, in which case, kudos! For those who did not plant bulbs, why not pick some up? traditional landscape by Le jardinet

Tulips, crocus, hyacinth, daffodils...Place bulbs shoulder to shoulder across the surface of the soil, leaving no space between them.

Place bulbs shoulder to shoulder across the surface of the soil, leaving no space between them. Then top off with more potting soil so the bulbs are just slightly below the surface. Water each container thoroughly, and finish with a layer of mulch.

The Lab on the Roof: 13 Small Garden Ideas

greenlivingagent: “ Love this idea of turning old drawers into planters! ” If you’re looking for a creative upcycling idea, I quite enjoy the idea of re-purposing dresser drawers as shallow planters.

❤~ Cactus~❤~Suculentas~❤ Succulent gardens in hollowed out logs and also in timber rounds available from the Succulent Guy at the Byron Bay Beachside Market - Easter Saturday March.

How to Group Container Gardens Together Camouflage container elevators by placing shorter pots full of rounded mound-shape plants such as Lantana, Pentas, Melampodium, Profusion zinnia, or geranium in front of the elevators. To screen taller plant lifts, position misty-shape plants like Diamond Frost Euphorbia or Mexican feathergrass in front of the supporting objects.

Gather multiple potted plants to create the splendor of an in-ground border in a spot where gardening is otherwise impossible. Using containers, you can fill a space with beautiful color and texture that rivals earthbound planting beds.

Container blues.Delphinium elatum Magic Fountain 'Blue', Campanula persicifolia, Campanula portenschlagiana in old tin bath

Delphinium in my galvanized tub. Delphinium elatum 'Magic Fountain Blue', Campanula persicifolia, Campanula portenschlagiana in old tin bath

<p>These fun and functional DIY herb gardens are perfect for both homeowners and renters. Whether you have a large outdoor area or small space on your kitchen countertop, these planters fit everyone's needs.</p>

Even if you have a small backyard (or no yard at all), you can still grow a DIY herb garden full of tasty plants like basil, cilantro, rosemary, and more. /twotwentyone/ shows you how.