Balancing Your Potted Plant Display

All gardening is a glorified form of flower arranging; this is particularly true of potted displays, where you need to think about the look of the containers as well as the plants.

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Scale and Proportion

Place a potted plant combination within a context, such as these two framing pillars. The pink masonry picks up the color of the osteospermums, while the container is large enough to take center stage. White gravel sets off the pastel theme.

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