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Gardening idea - use vintage watering cans as planter on porch steps - here with green and pink contrasting the galvanized gray cans and steps.

Niches in stone retaining wall allow for containers or display spaces.

Tips for Taming a Slope

Display Your Favorite Containers Take advantage of a change in grade to display your favorite potted plants on niches in a retaining wall holding back the slope. Bringing flowering pots closer to eye level gives them greater impact. - Gardening In Lights

pots of flowering bulbs--love this and want to do it. Now!

Containers of Bulbs Add Instant Spring

Gorgeous Spring Container Gardens-Sweet Perfume-In your local garden centers, look for prechilled bulbs already potted and growing. Here, hyacinth bulbs fill the air with sweet perfume.

Take advantage of seasonal sales at your local nursery, and stock up on popular plants. Keep them in their nursery pots, and display them in galvanized buckets on the porch until you are ready to plant them in your garden. Recreate this look with gerbera daisies, salvias, shasta daisies, daylilies, and sweet potato vines.  Similar galvanized pots here.

121 Container Gardening Ideas

Bargain Blooms You can recreate this simple yet stunning container garden at home using galvanized buckets and inexpensive nursery flowers, like daisies, daylilies, and sweet potato vines.


Create a pop color for your home or garden on an old door. Use as a gate or even a line of doors for a fence. How awesome this would be as a privacy line

Over 20 flower planter ideas from my neighborhood!

Ideas from 20 planters from my neighborhood

Vintage ladder, watering can and buckets, with lovely flowers. What a beautiful garden vignette.

Spring Porch Decorating - Creating Vintage Charm - potted pansies, clay pots and zinc - via Vibeke Design

Desert, Xeriscape and Rock Gardens: Consider using gravel and timbers rather than grass, and then add plants that thrive in arid conditions.

Desert, Xeriscape and Rock Gardens

Use decorative gravel, pebbles or slate chips to disguise a weed-preventing membrane covering the soil in a courtyard space. Use decorative gravel, pebbles or slate chips to disguise a weed-preventing…