Container Garden Plans
Conquer containers and make your porch, entryway, patio, or deck even more beautiful with reliable, beautiful plans for potted arrangements. We have great free plans that work in a variety of areas -- small or big, cottage style or traditional. Replicate the plans in your yard, or use them as inspiration to create container gardens. If you're new to container gardening, start with our beginner's plan, which relies on no-fail bloomers. Color is a great tool to organize a pleasing container garden. Copy our Alternating Colors Container or No-Fail Container assemblies, or create your own favorite combination of hues. A single color can be a great organizing principle; we have a plan in all pink that wows with its variety of blooms. One of the best things about container gardens is that they're flexible enough to use in any kind of home space -- even those without a yard. Try one of our layouts, such as the Classic Container Garden plan, to add blooms and foliage to your yardless home. Speaking of foliage: You don't have to have blooms in a container garden, as our Colorful Foliage Garden plan proves. If you want more information about potential container plants, check out the details in our Plant Encyclopedia.
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Alternating Colors Container Garden Plan
An easy color scheme! Combine shades of pink-and-white flowers to create a custom look.
Classic Container Garden Plan
Combine three containers to create a classic-theme look with shade-loving plants.
Colorful Foliage Garden Plan
This plan uses containers to create a stair-step effect with bold, generous, and colorful leafy plants.
Are you looking for cool container ideas? Here are nine plans to offer inspiration.
Deckside Container Garden Plan
Create your own floral view with this low-maintenance, colorful desk-side container garden plan.
Fall Deckside Garden Plan
Add colorful exuberance to your deck in autumn with a plan that emphasizes plants that perform best in fall.
Multiple Pots Container Garden
Cluster multiple containers around a half-barrel to create a flower-filled shaded corner on a deck or patio.
No-Fail Container Garden Plan
A collection of containers (covering a space that spans 4 x 7 feet) fills a large space with color.
Pretty Pink Container Garden Plan
Go pink! Tulips and other early-spring bloomers fill a container with sweet pastel flowers.
Shade-Loving Container Garden Plan
Light up a shaded spot with this assortment of colorful potted plants.
Soft Elegance Container Garden
Turn on the lights in a shaded spot with this colorful collection of assorted pots and plants.
Tropical Flair Container Garden
Pack a half-barrel planter with tall cannas surrounded by hot-hue blooms. Simply stunning!