Make a Spilled Flower Pot: Garden Design Idea

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In Landscaping and garden design, creating a focal point is important, it makes your garden more lively. For this, spilled flower pot is a gorgeous idea. You can create an astonishing waterfall like appearance from flowers.

Learn How to Make Spilled Flower Pot

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Picking a Spot

Pick a spot which receives shade in the afternoon and you want more focus on. In the middle of your garden, or on the lawn from where it will be visible, you can also place it on a table or use an old bicycle to spill it from there.

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Choosing a pot

A pot with a wide mouth and rounded or circular shape are perfect so you can maintain the plant easily, recycle pots those are broken, paint them with attractive colors, make a design or buy new.

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To make this as a focal point of your garden use warm colors like red, yellow, orange, purple as they are best to highlight anything. You can also use cool colors like blue.

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Planting is akin to the way we plant in containers. Just dig the spot where you want to plant it to ¼ of the size of the pot and bury it. Fill it half with potting soil and keep the plants draping down to create a spilling effect.


All the flowers you use in hanging basket works well for this— geraniums, lobelias, petunias, alyssum, daisies, and begonias are wonderful cascading flowers.

Also Read: Growing Chamomile in Pots

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Add a whim to your garden. Make a spilled flower pot. It will also work as a focal point of your garden.

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  1. Hi could you tell me what the multicoloured little flowers are in the first spilled pic are please? I think they are impatience but I could be wrong. Thanks in advance for reply.


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