Bring an industrial look to your garden by potting plants in ammo boxes. In this particular creation, Ryan Benoit and Chantal Aida Gordon of The Horticult suspended two rows of ammo box planters from chains.
A rat tail cactus (Disocactus flagelliformis) reaches toward the ground as it spills over this hanging basket. Its bright pink bloom brings the attention back up to the metal container selected by designer Ryan Benoit.
Bright green pots complement natural green herbs in a hanging garden, providing a colorful punch to this back deck. Eileen Beaver, who blogs at A Creative Day, created this hanging herb planter for the Home Depot Patio Style Challenge.
Add life to your covered porch or patio space—without sacrificing valuable square footage—with low-maintenance, hanging plants. Here, ferns add a layer of privacy and infuse color to the space. Ferns thrive in shaded areas and require watering just twice a week.
This side yard underwent a makeover that turned the shady space into a lush tropical paradise. A suspended daybed flanked by hanging planters and a white mesh hammock with ladder access provide two prime spots for outdoor catnaps.
Wipe planters clean with a damp cloth. Place planters upside down on a drop cloth and cover completely with spray paint. Apply additional coats as necessary for full coverage. Turn planters over and paint the rim and inside the rim.