Landscaping using container plants is a strong trend in landscape design. Although landscapes are designed to mature and bloom throughout the seasons, including winter, adding unique planted pots provides another dimension to the setting and gives you the opportunity to add a color or design shape that normally isn’t found in your garden adding interest. Instead of being limited by climate, potscaping allows you to escape the seasonal choices of our weather area. Adding the uniqueness of tropical or exotic plants transforms the space into a truly unique outdoor living room. Unique plants, normally not used in containers, will provide a distinctive yet interesting entrance as pictured above.
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Container pots can offer either a formal look or a more casual feeling depending on the container, placement and plants chosen. For a formal entry, balance is important, and using containers that blend or highlight the architecture of your home is key. But for backyard use, pots can be moved and changed throughout the season to provide the at-home getaway look and feel you desire.
Sheldon Landscape is a landscape contractor who provides landscape design, landscape installation, and landscape services for clients in Lake Geneva, WI, and surrounding communities including Delavan Lake, Fontana, and Williams Bay, WI.