Having a container garden will give you a well-maintained look to the outdoors of your home, especially when you don’t have much space for it. Aside from the looks, a container garden can also be very useful to grow flowers and vegetables at home!
For those who are eager to make some changes to their garden, here we have a few tips on how to create the perfect container garden.
Basic Container Gardening
First and foremost choose the theme for your garden, it can be modern, minimal, antique, or simply anything you want. Pick the containers that represent your chosen theme. To create a satisfying look to the garden, you then have to choose a focal point to stand out.
To achieve this, you have to make a statement with your plant of choice that provides the height and drama. To complete your focal point, you must add some additional container filled with medium height and spilling plants. The medium height plants are what bridges your focal point to the surrounding plants, the spilling plants are the ones that trail over the sides of the container.
Container Flower Gardening
Flowers in your garden is probably one of the most refreshing things to ever maintain, it spoils the eyes, the lungs, and even the earth! Not just any garden, but this time, a container flower garden.
There are many types of flowers you can grow with this, here are a few: Lobelia, it spreads like a dream and its color is just magical for your garden, it blossoms annually and there are three hundred up to four hundreds types of Lobelia spread out in the world, the majority of people go with the purple Lobelia for it is also a therapy for asthma and joint sore.
Sweet Alyssum can also be a great company to your other flowers, this flower is perfect for section and is great outdoor, and it needs a good amount of sunshine to grow. The colors of sweet alyssum are bright and bring out happiness such as white, pink, purple, and yellow.
Petunia is a great flower to have at home! It has thirty-five types of Petunia and each one of them is stunning for your garden, some of the most famous Petunias are Cascadia and Surfinia. Last but not least, minimalists choice for the perfect home garden is succulent, it adapts well and is great with the changing weather. Some of the best succulents to grow are Sedum, Crassula, and Echeveria.
Container Vegetable Gardening
Say you love cooking and hate spending cash on the market, you always have a choice to grow your own vegetables on your container garden! Look at the greenery and look how much you’ll save by the end of the year—or simply, the satisfaction of doing a hobby.
The number of vegetable choices you can add to your garden is going to amaze you: you can grow carrots, cabbages, lettuce, onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, sweetcorn, kale, and those are only a few! With great care, your garden will be a garden of healthy edible vegetables.
A guide to grow your vegetable is not as simple as planting the seeds, watering it, and waiting for it to magically serve you. Some are best sowed in direct sunlight and some are best sowed indoors or under glass, for the best result, first choose your vegetable of choice and then do an in-depth research on how to grow and maintain them. Every vegetable needs different care!
Happy container gardening!