Every May long weekend (weather permitting), I plant my outdoor pots. I stick to all foliage – usually a combination of grasses, sweet potato vines, coleus, and ivy. I did two pots on my front steps and four on my deck.
Here’s the front:
The plants in each pot are identical and are: Purple Fountain Grass, Ponytail Grass, Golden Millet grass, and Sweet Potato Vines (“Blackie” and “Sweet Caroline Green” – who doesn’t love a plant named after a Neil Diamond song?!).
And the pots on the deck:
The plants in the white pots are: Purple Fountain Grass, Ponytail Grass, Golden Millet grass, Sweet Potato Vine (“Sweet Caroline Sweetheart Purple”), and Variegated Ivy (“Hedera Helix”).
The plants in the tall black pots are Purple Fountain Grass.
One of the things I like most about all foliage is no dead-heading!
And here’s a “Behind The Scenes” pic:
I guzzled just a few beer while getting my garden on…just kidding – these are old cans of my Grandpa’s and I put some in the bottom of each pot for better drainage. C’mon now people, I am more of a Cosmo girl. Also, for those of you looking for a grammar lesson today – the plural of beer is beer – not beers!
Thanks for reading!!