Ask most people what their favorite herb is, and their response will often be basil. For many of us, this tender annual seems to epitomize the season. Basil tastes its absolute best when it’s enjoyed fresh, but thankfully you have a few creative options to preserve the vibrant flavor of this herb that’s so strongly associated with summertime.
10 Planters That Will Spill Fragrant Flowers Into Your Garden
Water features are soothing, but can be expensive to purchase or DIY. So how do you get the appearance of a constantly flowing water feature without the moisture, price tag, or mess? Create a spilling planter! These are decorative garden displays that use flowing patterns or vines to simulate water flowing out of an overturned planter, urn, or other vessel. Some smaller, tabletop displays can feature flowing vines to simulate water spilling over the top or out of the spout. Other larger…
How to Create a Spilled Flower Garden Whiskey Barrel
The popular "flowers spilling out of barrel" effect has grown popularity in the past few years in the container gardening world. Learn how Southern Patio has recreated this project using a rustic garden planter.
Even if you only have a small amount of garden space, it's still possible to enjoy your own homegrown strawberries, raspberries, or blueberries. You just need to select the right pot, variety, and location.