A symmetrical, geometric arrangement of built-in and freestanding planters adds interest to the exterior of this contemporary California home. Green grass between concrete pavers softens the walkway, and tall plants create a layered, interesting look for the garden design. Stacked stone on the home's facade blends with the colors of the sandy beach beyond.
Both culinary and medicinal herbs look fabulous in upcycled containers, baskets and containers such as small boots. Group herbs with similar water and sun needs together, says Anne Gibson of TheMicroGardener.com. For example, drought-tolerant Mediterranean herbs like rosemary, sage, thyme, oregano, chives, green onions and marjoram are perfect bed partners. These attractive planters also make great edible gifts.
This is the front view showcases a beautiful landscape design that was created to withstand the Texas Heat and provide cover for the home. A xeriscape with crushed rock and organized plants create eye-catching appeal. A raised planter features bamboo that gives an attractive striped effect to the view toward the white exterior walls.
This bedroom design by Vanessa Helmick uses eclectic and coastal decor to provide a rustic feel. The distressed and whitewashed frame on the full-length mirror and planter of reclaimed wood help reinforce the casual and comfortable ambiance. A potted orchid, seashells and coral fans provide accents to complement the theme.
Perfect for entertaining large parties, a built-in bench curves around the entire lower section of this deck. Planter boxes are integrated into the bench, bringing a touch of color to the space. A band of composite decking in a different shade visually separates the stacked stone fire pit area.
The stacked stone facade of this contemporary California home is brought to life with a well-planned array of greenery. Built-in concrete planters hold succulents and other native plants, arranged with taller plantings in the back for a layered look. Patches of grass between concrete pavers soften the sandy colors of the architecture.
According to designer Genevieve Gorder, this space is nice but could be even better. "Adding scale with the size of plantings and using planters would create a lot more visual variety and really give the perimeter of the space the power that it deserves."
Building a wall on one side of the outdoor dining area gives the deck the feeling of a finished room complete with goose neck lamps that complement the red dining chairs. The opposite side of the deck includes a row of planters to create a subtle wall of plants dividing the space from the rest of the yard.
Amie and Jolie helped Miranda Lambert add a funky, feminine flare to the bedroom in Bev Lambert's Airstream trailer. They painted the walls white, hung wooden letters to spell “MAMA,” and decorated a shelf with candles, white roses and a squirrel planter.
The curvy lines of a contemporary rug are mimicked in fun outdoor furniture, creating a chic spot for lounging on this rooftop terrace. Ottomans offer versatile extra seating, and a trio of side tables means guests don't have to reach far for their drinks. Planters of varying heights add bursts of color to the space's neutral palette.
The opulence of this swimming pool is not lost at dusk, as the sun sets in the distance at this Mediterranean home. The home itself features cobblestone siding, a cobblestone chimney and a covered porch that shades orange chaise lounges and brown rectangular planters.
This French Country Estate is grand yet inviting. With over 5000 square feet of living space this home is the perfect retreat for a growing family. This home’s exterior stucco finish and native stone wainscot come together to beautify the structure. Wrought iron balconies, custom wood shutters and window planter boxes, copper spires, and subtle archways compliment the design.
When you’re dreaming of green acres but living with the reality of a small terrace, consider using vertical spaces like walls or railings for plantings. Here, Guido Keller of Lotus Gardenscape used a custom-made wall planter by Ore to create a vertical garden. The client chose a brightly patterned rug and simple furnishings to complete the inviting effect.
The smooth surface of the pool and spa reflect the vibrant colors of the existing trees standing sentry around the space. At the far end of the patio, two additional zinc-washed planters and a row of single stem Amelanchier trees announce the transition from the patio to the expansive lawn and garden beyond.
The water feature was added to help create the owner's dream tropical garden. The koi pond was built by StoneFish on a former parking area on the property. Oolite and coral stone were used for the pond and surrounding areas. The sculpture and planter are client's own.
Black and white have long been the go-to color combination in Scandinavian circles. Whether it’s a cluster of picture frames, an oversized light fixture or even something as simple as a planter. Black acts as a neutral and has an excellent grounding quality in all white spaces.
While this modern home has plenty of bold angels, glass and steel that mid-century homes are known for, there wasn't much exposed concrete. Adding accessories like this planter inside and outside the home are an easy way to give your space a more modern aesthetic.
In rainy Seattle, a covered outdoor space is a must. The punchy pink front door was this porch's design jumping off point. Hanging planters pick up the bold color. Armchairs, a coffee table and a porch swing make a comfortable sitting area. Paint colors: Shake siding: Behr Poppy Seed; Front door: Sherwin Williams Amaryllis; Stairs and porch base: Sherwin Williams Tricorn Black