Spring has sprung! That means new, fresh life is all around us. The lawn is coming back in. The leaves are flush with green and blossoms are starting to open. It’s time for you to join the springtime party and bring your patio to life with spring flowers for patio planters. Adding plants or flowers to your outdoor living space is a great way to splash in color or add functionality to the space. Here are some great ideas for spring time planting.
Annuals are great because you can change them out with the changing season. If you’re someone who likes to rotate color schemes or entertains a lot with constantly changing themes, annuals are your friend. The great thing about annuals is there are many to choose from! Check out this amazing list of annuals, pick a few and get to planting!
An herb garden is a great idea, especially if you enjoy cooking. Having fresh herbs in your outdoor living space will flavor to your dishes and life to your patio! A basic herb garden could include basil, oregano, rosemary, peppermint and even cilantro. It’s fun and easy project for DIY-ers. Here’s a great piece on planting an herb garden.
Vertical and wall mounted planters are currently trending in the outdoor living world. They’re great for small spaces and can literally bring an empty wall space to life! There’s a wide variety of vertical patio planters from sturdy vertical planter boxes to hanging fabric pockets. The variety of planter boxes means you can plant just about anything in your outdoor living space! Here’s a great look at a variety of vertical planters.
For those who don’t possess a green thumb, succulents are a great choice. Succulents are resilient, sturdy plants that don’t require a lot of care. Succulents come in a wide variety of shapes, colors and sizes which make creating a succulent garden a lot of fun. They can be planted in a tradition pots, vertical planters, and even terrariums. Here’s a great look at some things you can do with succulents.
If you need inspiration or help deciding on the look of your patio for this season, swing into one of 10 California Patio World Locations. Our helpful staff and space designers are a great resource to help you discover what’s possible for your outdoor living space.