Do It Yourself: Container Gardening

Landscape designer Courtney Olander shares her tips on container gardening at home. 1. Choose a container Containers come in a wide variety of sizes and styles. Taller options will be seen from farther away, creating a “destination point” in the yard, Olander said. Clusters of various-sized vessels lend a collected feel. Olander considers the home’s existing architecture in her selection, as she likes for the container design to mesh with the style of the home. 2. Start with a foundation plant, then add texture “Having a good foundation of foliage is important,” Olander said. “Don’t only think about the flowers.” … Continue reading Do It Yourself: Container Gardening