Provide drainage while keeping large pots light: Cut dollar store pool noodles and use as drainage material instead of stones. Large planters will be light enough to move later if needed. Cut up pool noodeles.
Make Potted Plants less messy. Line Flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole. Reuse coffee filters for this one, plus compost the grinds in your garden!
Growing Climbing Plants in Containers Many compact climbers, such as jasmine and some clematis, are well suited to living in pots. All they need is a good-sized container, suitable support and regular watering and feeding. I love this idea.
I want potted plants like this all around my back patio EMM Tropical plants make a great back drop to succulents that include Agave attenuata, various jades, a large pot full of aeonium and echeveria rosettes, and purple-green Senecio jacobsenii.
Majesty palms makes a gorgeous “thriller” plant in a big outdoor container—with showy Tropic Escape mandevilla and hibiscus surrounding its base. Care tip: Majesty palms like moist soil, but don’t allow them to dry out or sit in water.