Plants and Flowers for Patio Gardens

Flowers in planter boxes or terracotta containers add an elegant and welcoming touch to patios, no matter how big or small.

If you live in a house, condominium or high-rise, you might be wondering about what types of flowers and plants thrive in planter boxes and small patio containers. 


Ask yourself these three questions before heading to the plant nursery:

Is the area where I plan to plant my garden bathed in full sun, part-sun, or always in full shade?

Am I going to have time to tend to my plants daily or should they be able to go without water for extended periods?

What’s my budget?

Your lifestyle, as well as the size and micro-climate of your patio will help gardening professionals guide you to the right plants.

Most plants require frequent watering in the summer months. Consider how much time you have in your daily routine to tend to a garden. While they may be born out of inspiration, dead plants and weeds do not tend to improve a home’s curb appeal.

Enjoy your Plants and Flowers!

Wally Buczkowski

Wally Buczkowski

CENTURY 21 Leading Edge Realty Inc., Brokerage*
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