Decorating With Pots: Hanging Displays

Window boxes and hanging baskets are excellent for jazzing up dull or empty spaces. Give them a contrasting look every few months with seasonal plants, such as coral gem and Italian bellflowers.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Containers for Patios
Summer Annuals Create Hanging Ball of Color Containers for Patios ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2007

Bursting With Color

A lively mix of pink, yellow, purple, red and white creates an expanding, dangling ball of color. Use the biggest hanging basket available, plant densely, and keep pinching out the initial growth to encourage bushier plants and more flowers.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Containers for Patios

©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2007

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