Planting flowers and other plants like shrubs or small bushes in pots can add a fresh look to any home or business. There are a few different ways to go about doing this and places they can be put at.
Deciding to pot plants in containers and making a whole garden out of it can create a beautiful sanctuary around your home or office. Adding potted plants to decks and patios can create a very welcoming look or hanging window boxes with flowers and small shrubs can be a decorative piece to spruce up any home. You could also try arranging these potted plants into a group highlighting one smaller, but possibly very beautiful specimen giving the look of a garden.
Doing this type of gardening and growing of plants enable you to create many unique and different colors schemes and arrangements. Try replacing flowers as they bloom and change look the often to always have a fresh assembly of flowers. You could coordinate the colors or contrast them and add different heights to make eye catching and unusual designs.
Another way to look at the flowers is for their texture and leaf shape. Combining varying shapes and sizes too or coordinating them to create a large picture with the plant arrangement you have chosen. There are different plants to use such as hanging vines and very tall, narrow ones that can add a lot of detail and uniqueness to the arrangement. As the seasons change and the holidays, create new arrangements to match those times. Using flowers and plants that only bloom then and would look best with your holiday decor.
Changing the containers occasionally and matching them to a particular theme of holiday will make for an interesting and different look for your flowers and plants. There are porcelain and terracotta pots, or brass and wood. Using different types of containers in the same style to change up the look of your plants and create fresh looks all the time.
Even though the plants are in pots always use high quality potting soil and make sure the pots are large enough to hold the plants you have chosen. The plants will last longer with the more room to grow and not out grown their environment until you are ready to change them. Choosing where to put them ahead of time will make choosing the plants you want to use easier. Knowing that they will be going up steps that lead to your front door will help you to decide how large the pots to buy and the type of plants to use. Or if your placing them inside your home, you will want to make sure there is enough room in the spot you want to use and that the pot is not too large or small for the spot you have chosen.
Using potted plants to create a cozy atmosphere in your home or to make an office or building look more welcoming is a nice touch that many people enjoy. Figuring out the look that is best for the area you are using will not be too difficult and you will find that it can be quite enjoyable hobby also.