20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas...some really really good ideas, though a few might need some tweaking.

20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips and Ideas (with pictures!)

Tips for Moving Heavy Potted Plants Big outdoor planters are a great way to display flowers, but moving them is backbreaking. Here’s a simple way to cut the weight in half, with packing peanuts and improve drainage at the same time.

Lily of the Valley ( Convallaria majalis ) makes a wonderful ground cover perennial. The very fragrant flowers appear in abundance in April and May. They are ideal for growing in wild or woodland gardens or use for ground cover in a damp shaded border. They form dense colonies which can last a lifetime.

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I love my Lily of the Valley.but they are hard to control. Love this idea! Scatter potted plants around the yard! Lily Of The Valley best contained in a pot, but so pretty and fragrant

How to Have Large Flower Pots Outdoors | Hand Made Home and Garden Flower pots and Coffee Tables by Adam Christopher | adamchristopherdesign.co.uk

Another beautiful container garden idea by: Unique by Design l Helen Weis Beautiful colors!

If you want to give a surprise factor in your home, pick a hydrangea color that is in contrast to your home and place them in a large vase. This would make your visitors immediately focus on the arrangement and sooth their souls.

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This is gorgeous! I love both the simplicity and the colorfulness of this display.

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Brilliant spring container planting in urns with urban design of spring flowers: tulips, pansies, and osteospermum

Angelonia Plants - Serena Mix - Suttons Seeds and Plants. Annual. I am going to make one just like this!

Idea for a large pot like this on the gravel? Angelonia Plants - Serena Mix - Suttons Seeds and Plants. I am going to make one just like this!

Container Garden: Don't forget to include EDIBLE flowers! (pin links to pdf list of edible flowers via Arizona Cooperative Extension) "In most cases the petals are eaten. Stems, pistils, and stamens (the male and female parts in the center of the blossom) should be removed for best flavor." Please visit my Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/jolly.ollie.77

Pots of Color - Summer Gardening Ideas / Armstrong Garden Centers - Gardening DIY Life

italian villa courtyard

Standard Laurus nobilis (Bay) trees, Convolvulus cneorum (Morning Glory) and Petunias. Walls covered by a white flowering Trachelospermum jasminoides (Star jamsine).

Cosmos 'Sonata Hot Pink Mixed' -  Large, daisy-like flowerheads, that come in an array of white and pink shades, appear non-stop throughout the summer and right up until the first frosts. Superb as border plants, they will also flourish in large pots - and their fine, feathery foliage is also attractive.

Cosmos 'Sonata Hot Pink Mixed' - Large, daisy-like flowers heads, non-stop throughout the summer and up until the first frosts.

Stumpery, maybe some lanturns with candles on them??

Plant ferns around log cutting area so they cushion the impacts of flying logs rather than flowers

"Don’t think you can plant trees in containers? Think again. These birch trees are placed  in large containers, and because the root ball is kept from growing outward, the whole tree remains smaller and more manageable."

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Betula pendula (Silver birch trees) in containers make a nice architectural statement and good screening-for my back patio