Container gardening is a great way to exercise your green thumb if you only have a deck or balcony for growing plants. These pretty annuals thrive in planter pots, making them perfect candidates for your container garden. There is no limit to how creative you can be with gardening in containers, and there are many advantages to potting plants rather than transferring them into beds. You can grow your own herbs, fruits, and vegetables in containers on your porch or kitchen windowsill.
If you have a sunny spot on your patio, deck, or porch and or need an accent for a bright spot in your garden, a container garden is perfect for you. These flowering container garden plants are hard to kill and will thrive in container gardens in full sun. They are also lovely and common enough to easily find. Just because they are common, does not mean you cannot make them look spectacular in the right container.
Making choices about which plants will thrive in tighter spaces and selecting what pots to use can be a bit overwhelming for beginners, so here is a brief introduction to give you some container gardening ideas.