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Purslane, a joy to behold every morning as new blooms appear daily all summer long.
My friend Vicky's back door arrangement cheerfully greets their guests.
Yellow Daisy after rain
Rough and tumble tomatoes in a container... they didn't want to be contained. =)
Fourth of July window box.
Hanging baskets of red zonal geraniums at a house in Provincetown, MA.
Old fountain converted (holes drilled for drainage) into a cascading container garden.
Sicilian Garden Planter at Fabrizia's Anna Tasca Lanza Cooking School
A new way to recycle old farm water tubs.
My deck for the summer of 2012
Survivor's Grow - Get your pink on! - I made several of these planters and plant markers to give to our local BCA chapter. Columbine, thrift and other pink pretties.
Pots and TeePees - My tables of pots.
A very lovable flower for lord Ganesha.
color of lord Ganeha
Foam Flower with hostas
Coreopsis and Brunnera
We filled this with Black Elephant Ears, Sweet Potato plants, both black and green, Coleus, and Grasses.....and called it Black Gold.
My container collection
This is my little cement dish garden.
These Solena Begonias never stopped blooming and were absolutely carefree.
Fall color containers.
The planter is called "The Gregorian Column". I built it using parts made using the potter's wheel, an extruder, and a press mold made from my original sculpture of my boyfriend Greg. The image itself is called "Thinkin' With My (Buddha) Belly". Higher quality image available on request.
Pudica,Sweet Potato Vine, Milkweed, Blue Daze, Cordelyne and Pentas
Black Pearl, Crown of Thorns, Blue Daze, Cordelyne, Pudica, Sweet Potato Vine, Asclepias, Pentas and White Plumbago
Zygocactus, a welcome Winter flower
Some of the Capsicum varieties I had growing in 2007 in all available pots.
This grows in a pot around my doorway
This is Iberis saximontana growing quite vigorously in a fish box container. This container is made of high density polystyrene and when prepared properly will last for more than 5 years, which, is the oldest fish box container that I have.
Dressing up the grounds with hanging basket.
Gardening time in Indiana has finally arrived. Dressing up the English concrete trough for the summer.
Beautiful in a container... until someone stole it
This is lantana growing in one of the hypertufa planters I like to make. I try to "dress up" each container with something such as this snail.
These are mums growing in a container I made from hypertufa. It is one of my favorite containers.
Gloriosas/Sweet Potato Vine
My rooftop succulent garden containing Agaves and Haworthias
Agave victoria reginae variegata
suitcase re-purposed as a container, Parc de Wesserling, France
Chenile in fleur de lis pot
Flowers in a Minnesota yard, old wagon.
Japanese maples and companion plants like hostas and japanese grasses grow quite well in large containers in almost every planting zone so long as you provide winter protection.
A large pot of New Guinea impatiens are happy to sit above a variety of beautiful hostas.
Local Greenhouse. A 'tree' made of Begonias!
my modest little tropical container garden
Intercropping ornamentals and vegetables
tropical container garden
Rudbeckia hirta and Thuja
Aloe, Begonia, and Rabbit
Large planter filled with dracaena, petunias, snapdragons, nemesia,lobelia and alyssum.
Planter filled with pansies and lobelia.
Pretty Petunias and Pansies!
'Laguna Heavenly Lilac' Lobelia
'Superbells Yellow Chiffon' Million Bells
'Patriot Salmon' Geranium
'Angelface White' Summer Snapdragon
'Superbells Scarlet' Million Bells
'Superbells Coralberry Punch' Million Bells
'Diamond Frost' Euphorbia
The succulent container garden
Summer Container with Dahlia
container cluster with Petunia integrifolia; Helichrysum and colesu
A lovely assortment of colors, textures and sizes ...
pinks and purples
Beautiful plantings at this sidewalk cafe in Tallinn, Estonia
This is a lovely species of candytuft called Iberis spruneri. It is native to the Boncuk Mountains of Turkey. It loves sharp drainage and a lot of sun. It rewards you for several weeks in springtime with these beautiful white-lavender flowers.Back to the contest main page.