concrete barrels used as planters
Clive Nichols

Plant in the Concrete

Here's the ultimate in innovative containers: concrete drainage pipes planted with red impatiens and lit with neon rings. Across the walkway from this offbeat lineup, orange cannas repeat the earth-and-fire-toned theme.

Aside from a successful use of color, there's another design lesson to be learned from this container garden. You never know where you'll find a fabulous container -- so keep your eyes open and your imagination working overtime.

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