3 Container Gardening Tips From Our Spring In the South Special Issue


It’s a time of new growth and renewal. Give your porch a springtime spruce-up with these tips for creating pretty potted plants and spectacular accents from our latest special issue, Spring in the South.

Options abound—iron, ceramic, terra-cotta, plastic, concrete, or foam will work just fine—and an eclectic collection can be unified with paint. Remember, a fresh coat of a cheerful color can revive even the saddest of pots.