These containers take on a natural antique look, but you can also coat them with live yogurt for a mossy look.Natural stone can be a bit hard to find, and expensive, but concrete casted reproductions can be easily found at your local garden centers or big box stores.The chandelier planter above was found on Etsy, and I’ve seen things like old rubber boots, red wagons, pallets, and even wine corks used as planters.
The plant only displayed a few blooms that seemed to die out very quickly.So I decided to hit the internet to find out what I could do to get more out of the plant, and in its second year pictured above and below it’s one of the most attractive spring bloomers I have.Another disadvantage to terracotta is that it will break if left out in freezing temperatures, this makes it difficult to plant spring blooming bulbs in them.Stone pots are very nice if you’re looking for a bit more decoration on your container right from the get go.These pots come in a huge range of shapes and sizes, and are readily available at any garden center.
There are a couple of disadvantage to clay, first it’s very porous and will dry out rather quickly so terracotta pots are best used in shady areas.
Not only is it beautiful, but I also learned lupins have a few other advantages as well.
So I’ve put together a list of some fun facts about lupins and also some growing tips below.
Terracotta pots are probably the most popular containers to use.
These containers are very versatile, and they can be decorated in many different ways which can bring even more creativity to container gardening.
I actually had a hard time finding a “ready-to-plant” lupin, but was able to grab one at our local market.