The Look for Less: Budget Floral Container Gardening


7 comments
I have recently been inspired by Anne's post, 6 Budget Saavy Tips for Landscaping Your Home, on her blog, Design Dreams by Anne, where she offers solutions to obtaining a dream garden for less.  Honestly, her backyard reminds me of what I envisioned when I read The Secret Garden many years ago.

On my first official day of summer vacation, I stopped by the local Habitat Restore and discovered some beautiful planters that I had to have.  Plus they were 75% off.  I purchased three and decided that they would be perfect on my front stoop.  Each planter was $2.50.


The next day, I stopped by my local hardware store and purchased three plants - 2 geraniums and 1 begonia.  I know that the larger plants that are already in bloom are a gorgeous, quick solution, but honestly, the smaller less expensive plants are fine because guess what, they will grow!  So I opted for the $1.18 begonia and the geraniums that were $1 each because they needed a little lovin'.


Hopefully with a little love, all of these plants will bloom and grow!


Total Project = $12
Happy Gardening!


I may be linked up to the following parties:
Sunday:
Monday:
Tuesday:
 Wednesday:
 Thursday:
 Friday:
 Saturday:

7 comments:

  1. Your front steps are going to look great when they all start blooming together. What a steal for the containers and plants. :)

    ReplyDelete
  2. What beautiful pots!!! and thank you for the shout out, that's my favourite book!

    xox

    ReplyDelete
  3. you did great! I love the pots with the new plants

    ReplyDelete
  4. Looks good, Libby. Wish i had "green" fingers. My sence for gardening is zero...

    ReplyDelete
  5. I love a good deal on flowers and pots. They can be so expensive! Sometimes it's worth the wait for some blooms when you can save :)

    ReplyDelete
  6. This is beautiful and I have to say I love a good deal.

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for stopping by my blog. Bloggy comments make me smile and responding via email makes me smile even more. Due to spam concerns, posting anonymously has been removed as an option.

If you would like for me to respond to your comment(s), you must not have a no-reply blogger status. To fix that, simply add an email address in your profile and voila, I'll be able to write you back. :-)