On our trip to Toronto at the beginning of August one of the things that I found remarkable about this lovely city on the lake is their love of flowers and the quantities that one sees around the city, simply amazing! Rather than just show you photos of some of my favorites I thought I'd use this opportunity to give some advice and point out why each of these examples is successful. Ready, this is going to be a good one. And if it weren't pitch black outside right now I think I might be inclined to run out and put some of my own advice to use, enjoy!
And now I present to you, Eleven Great Tips For Assembling Stunning Containers! Go for it!
1. One great container can do the job! This tall fluted container (above) works perfectly set against this historic brick building playing off the color of the darkened bricks, and the colors of the plantings work nicely with the blue door. Not something that makes you say wow, but something that has a unique personality and works scale-wise and interest-wise. This planter is a great example of putting the no-fail great looking container formula thriller,filler and spiller to use, right?