Gorgeous container planting in half whiskey barrel

nutmeg4061(5b)April 1, 2011

Hi all, I hang out in the hosta forum for the most part, but enjoy container gardening as well. I wanted to share this idea I found on Flickr of this heavily planted barrel, including a dogwood.

I think it's stunning and worthy of passing along.


Here is a link that might be useful: Container Garden in half whiskey barrel

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tapla (mid-MI z5b-6a)

Great use of color & texture. I really like it! Thanks for sharing it with us, N. Wouldn't a nice chartreuse Coleus or Ipomea have added a nice touch?


    Bookmark   April 1, 2011 at 1:05PM
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It's very nice! I agree, Al... I think it could have used a touch of lighter colored balance toward the left side of the photo... chartreuse coleus would have been a really nice addition. But all in all, a lovely container arrangement.

I wish I could get my Agapanthus to bloom like that!

    Bookmark   April 2, 2011 at 9:42AM
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agreed, Al. Chartreuse would really POP! Great idea.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2011 at 9:46PM
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