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Planter Design Inspiration

Need some guidance and inspiration to brighten up your outdoor living room? We designed and tested this container collection with an unexpected mix of colors and textures that looks bold and delicate at the same time. Get the look with our planting guide and plant list below.

The Goal


The Plants


Shop for these plants at your local nursery or order online for home delivery at Proven

The Pot + Soil

Don’t have a glossy red pot? We love these AquaPots from Proven Winners for their beauty, high quality, and variety of styles–but best of all, they’re self-watering! Once you’ve planted your great-looking containers, you won’t have to water and fertilize for up to a month. Techno Red Tall Round and Techno Red Flat Rim Round styles are pictured below.

And don’t forget to use good soil for optimal growth and bloom. Miracle-Gro® Performance Organics® offers an Organic Container Mix made for excellent growth with natural ingredients including aged compost, yucca, rice hulls, and coir. We’ve used it, and our plants love it.


How to Plant It


We’re Here for You

If you need some help deciding where to situate your planting containers, or how to landscape around them, or any other garden or landscape-related dilemma, there’s always Home Outside. Our Garden Design Coaching service lets you have a screen-share call with one of our design experts to look at your photos together and discuss your garden questions. (It makes a great gift!) You can also get a planting design for a specific area, or a landscape design for a whole or partial property. If you’re a DIY type, you might want to do the design yourself using the Home Outside app. See our range of services here–and if you don’t see what you’re looking for, just email us and we’ll give you a custom quote.