This golden maple makes a beautiful potted tree in this tall terra cotta. Maybe a Princeton Gold Maple "Acer platanoides" or a Golden Full Moon Maple "Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'" (small, shade)

Deck tree - This golden maple makes a beautiful potted tree in this tall terra cotta. Maybe a Princeton Gold Maple "Acer platanoides" or a Golden Full Moon Maple "Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'" (small, shade)

Love the lights inside the plants/trees!  This would look so cool in the backyard behind the seating surrounding the firepit!

Love the solar lights inside the plants/trees! This would look so cool in the backyard behind the seating surrounding the firepit!

Many trees, shrubs and perennials will grow well in containers, providing an interesting focal point for your garden or an accent for an entry way or other small space. It is key to choose the right pot. When selecting a …  Read Article

The Best Pots for a Long-term Container Planting

"Don’t think you can plant trees in containers? Think again. These birch trees are placed  in large containers, and because the root ball is kept from growing outward, the whole tree remains smaller and more manageable."

Best Unexpected Plants You Can Grow in Containers

Best Unexpected Plants You Can Grow in Containers Betula pendula (Silver birch trees) in containers make a nice architectural statement and good screening.

Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight', large white blooms tinged with pale green; trailing Ivy at the base spills over the sides of the classy zinc planter boxes. Baltic Ivy (variegated creamy edge) would combine well too.

Hydrangea paniculata Limelight, large white blooms tinged with pale green; trailing Ivy at the base spills over the sides of the classy zinc planter boxes. Baltic Ivy (variegated creamy edge) would combine well too.

If you have a small garden or you live in a colder region, plant lemon tree in pot, learn how to grow & care for it. Read our complete lemon growing guide.

How to Grow a Lemon Tree in a Pot

If you have a small garden or you live in a colder region, plant lemon tree in pot, learn how to grow & care for it. Read our complete lemon growing guide. I would looove to grow lemons

Potted trees and shrubs. Good article with helpful tips. Most helpful article I've found so far.

Atlanta author, Pamela Crawford, offers best tips for container gardens. Consider using trees and shrubs for a more traditionally elegant container garden.

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