Decorating With Pots: Rustic and Informal

One of the main attractions of container gardening is its versatility. You can plant almost anything in a pot and use almost any vessel as a container, to produce an infinite range of possibilities for your patio.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Containers for Patios
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Patio Color

Keep to an earthy theme with terra cotta and wood, and place the containers at varying heights. Use plants with striking foliage, such as ivies (Hedera).

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Containers for Patios

©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2007

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