What To Put In Seasonal Container Gardens

What To Put In Seasonal Container Gardens

Our Last Gardening Tip Segment Taught You Best Practices for Container Garden.  This Segment Covers What To Add…

SPRING CONTAINERS

Thrillers

  • Curly Willow branches
  • Yellow Twig Dogwood branches
  • Pussy Willow branches
  • Small shrubs (e.g. boxwood)

Fillers

  • Senetti
  • Pansies
  • Blooming buds (e.g. daffodils, tulips and hyacinths)

Spillers

  • Pansies (fast-growing pansies can spill over edge
  • English Ivy

* mulch and decorative mosses are always great ways to finish off a container in any season

SUMMER CONTAINERS 

Thrillers

  • Grasses (many seasonal varieties)
  • Small shrubs
  • Coleus
  • Tropicals (many seasonal varieties, e.g. Mandevillas with a mini trellis)

Fillers

  • Zinnias
  • Geraniums
  • Pentas
  • Petunias

Spillers

  • Lysimachia
  • Verbena
  • Petunias (fast-growing petunias can spill over edges)

* mulch and decorative mosses are always great ways to finish off a container in any season

FALL CONTAINERS

 Thrillers

  • Grasses (many seasonal varieties)
  • Small shrubs
  • Mums
  • Edibles (e.g. pumpkins, gourds, etc.)

Fillers

  • Pansies
  • Daisies
  • Marigolds

 Spillers

Pansies (fast-growing pansies can spill over edges)

English Ivy

* mulch and decorative mosses are always great ways to finish off a container in any season