These 25 container garden ideas give such a fun, cottage-y vibe and are perfect for patios, porches, and small spaces.
I think we have had more rainy days than sunny ones!
I hope she delivers on those May flowers. I have a HUGE itch to get my gardens going!
Today I’m sharing a gorgeous round up of container garden ideas.
I love to container garden on my patio.
It’s such an easy way to bring color instantly into a space!
This round up doesn’t just include visual beauties.
You’ll also find tips and tricks for container gardening as well as unique ideas for the containers themselves.
Dive on in, and I hope you’re as inspired as I am!
25 Container Garden Ideas
Formula for Container Gardening from Tidbits & Twine
These tips will maximize your planting for the ultimate stunning garden container.
Towering Tiered Gardening at Good Housekeeping
This is an adorable way to add more space to a small gardening spot.
Bulb Stacking from Gardenuity
Bulb stacking allows continuous bloom with little work on your end!
Tips for Creating Containers with Pizzazz from The Garden Diaries
Learn tips to create an absolutely stunning container people will be talking about.
DIY Soda Bottle Drip Feeder at The Gardening Cook
This tip is great so you don’t have to water as often, or if you have to travel and don’t want your plants to dry up while you’re gone.
Shade Container Garden from Pike Nurseries
Not all plants are created equal! Be sure you’re planting the right ones in the right spot.
Wine Barrel Container Garden from The Gilded Bloom
An upcycled wine barrel makes a great statement container for your garden!
Cedar Vertical Tiered Ladder Garden Planter from Ana White
This DIY vertical ladder garden is great for small spaces like apartment balconies.
Vertical Patio Garden at Studio 5
This vertical garden would be amazing for herbs!
Trailing Petunia Table at Southern Living
This is SUCH a fun way to dress up an outdoor glass table.
Pallet Herb Garden from Pink When
Upcycle an old pallet to hold your small herbs.
Tiered Herb Garden from Decor and the Dog
This DIY build is perfect for a corner space on your deck or patio.
Tiered Lettuce and Herb Garden from The Vintage Wren
Stack containers to add more plants to a small space.
Hanging Wood Planter from Shanty 2 Chic
A hanging planter keeps limited floor space available for other things.
Stacked Succulent Garden at Southern Living
Because the more succulents the better!
Umbrella Stand Planter from The Southern Institute
This is an adorable way to dress up a patio umbrella.
Bulb Container Garden from Claus Dalby
Bulbs are less expensive than than mature flowers so you can get more bang for your buck.
DIY Container Water Garden from What’s Ur Home Story
You can use containers to add a beautiful water feature to your outdoor space.
Palm Planter from Costa Farms
See what you can plant with palms for a gorgeous tropical look in your containers.
Stacked Pansies and Grass at Southern Living
Pansies never looked so good!
Trellis Plants in Containers from Balcony Container Gardening
Add a trellis to your container garden for vines and tall flower to add height to your space.
Chandelier Planter from DIY Show Off
Upcycling an old chandelier for your garden adds a fun touch of whimsy.
Fairy Gardener at The Creamer Chronicles
Turn one of your flower pots into a sweet fairy garden. You can still add plants!
Bathtub Planter Table at Garage Sale Gal
This vintage tub turned planter table is a stunner for any patio or deck.
Boxwood Topiaries at Hub Pages
These container boxwoods are something I would have NEVER thought to do!
So which one of these 25 container garden ideas are you going to try first??
I’m itching to start some boxwood topiaries.
And the stacked succulent planter.
AND the chandelier planter!
Who am I trying to kid, I love ALL of these ideas!
>> See where I party! <<
This post was originally shared April, 2015.