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