Anise Hyssop Black Adder, red & yellow barberry: Spanish Lavender blooms for a longer time than most lavenders do and it has lovely silvery foliage that will play well with these other shrubs when the flowers are finished.
A spilled flower pot is the perfect idea of bringing a little whimsy to your garden. Just tip Southern Patio's Natural Oak Whiskey Barrel on its side, plant bushels of mums, and you have your own spilled flower planter.
Gardening can be an expensive habit. But if you know where to look and whom to ask, you may be able to populate your landscape with free plants, shrubs, and trees. Check out our favorite tips and tricks for getting your garden plants for free.
‿✿⁀Idea - use milk crates and plant through holes on side. You could add a hanger or sit on plant stand. I've used milk crates for planters but never thought to plant through holes on sides. May have to cut holes a little bigger.