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Decorating Your Urban Spaces

Decorating Your Urban Spaces

Decorating small spaces outdoors or indoors can be quite a challenge. But with careful thought and planning, your small spaces can come alive with plants, flowers and decorative accents you choose to display them in. You can also introduce water features, bird feeders, and specialty planters.

 

 

 

FAQs

 

Urban Spaces Decorating FAQs

 

Q:  What’s the point of container gardens in small spaces?

 

A:  Containers instantly bring life and color to small spaces. Container gardens also add interest – even to dull backdrop. Container gardens can also add height to your small space.

 

 

 

Q:  How important is the container itself for container gardens?

container gardens

 

A:  It depends on your approach. You can use uninspiring plastic pots for container gardens. Or, you can opt for a more decorative look by using metal, coco-lined hanging baskets, floor planters, and basket stands to add interest and style to container gardens.

 

 

 

Q:  What is the best way to group container gardens together?

 

A:  Generally choose containers with a similar design and place the smaller ones in front.

 

 

 

Q:  Can you suggest some suitable shrubs for container gardens?

 

A:  Camellias, azaleas and yuccas all look great in container gardens.

 

 

 

container gardens - floor planters

Q:  What is the correct way to plant containers?

 

A: Some choose to line the base of all container gardens with large stones or broken material for drainage. However, biodegradable coco liners work very nicely and are a great look for container gardens. Hall-fill the pot with suitable soil, plant and backfill around the plant.

 

 

 

Q:  Can I grow bulbs in container gardens?

 

A:  Absolutely. Spring bulbs like tulips and daffodils do particularly well.

 

 

 

container gardens - tomatoes

Q:  What types of vegetables are ideal for container
      gardens?

 

A:  Tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, green
 onions, lettuce, squash, and so on.

 

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