Beautiful, Tomtom. I love the arrangement in the last pic.
Edit: I forgot to ask. In the first picture. The pale yellow pansies (?) are all facing the same direction... seeking the sunlight, I assume. When you create and display a planting, do you keep the directional orientation the same so all the flowers always face the same direction?
Tomtom, beautiful pots of plants. I do so enjoy seeing what you do.
We had summer weather for past few days, after a very short spring!!!!!!! It is cloudy and cooler now. But the low temp. for the night was a very warm 57 degrees, think that is a record for the night/day of the year.
I am just beginning to plant my pots. Here is a not very good picture, because I couldn't mover the pot. have to wait until the fellow who works for me is here and also when I am sure it won't freeze on my deck. It is now in a protected area.
The tallest plant is made over hemlock. I couldn't locate a weeping hemlock, so pruned the one I did find to look like weeping hemlock.
Tomtom, your containers are delightful, thank you for all the beautiful pictures. Is the grey spikey plant in #5, and also with the yellow tulips the galactites tomentosa that you listed? I love silvery and lime green foliage plants alomost as much as flowers. Do you change out the plants often, like when the tulips die back?
There will definatly be a new plan for next year.
I have already been putting perennials in some of the containers that coleus just didnt do well in.
Like small hostas "Cheaten Heart" the sluggs just ate it to the ground last summer.
I also have a Small leafed Heuchera in another container.
I certainly am pleased that you think so. You are the container champ in my book.
I loved the Papercrete ones you posted last year.Are the same plants in them?
Do you empty them every year and make a new creation?
I was ready to sculpt some peprcrete's for myself until I realized cement comes in 80 pound bags and I dont have a good place to work on that scale here. I share a home with my 2nd daughter and her husband.