Contain Yourself: Perfect Plants for Small Spaces
Garden designer P. Allen Smith shares his formula for container gardens--it's as simple as 1, 2, 3.
Fill in the holes between the plants with more soil, keeping it an inch below the top of the container; then give the window box a good drink to settle the plants. The 1-inch gap allows water to pool on top without spilling over the sides.
Rex begonia hybrid
Coleus 'Midnight Train'
Golden creeping Jenny 'Aurea'
Algerian ivy 'Gloire de Marengo'
Cordyline 'Red Sensation'
Torenia 'Duchess Burgundy'
Coleus 'Trailing Plum'
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