7 Ideas for Container Gardens
Use the Stairs
A porch landing is often too small to stage a grouping of containers. The stairs, however, can be a perfect spot for flowerpots.
Design concepts: These side-entrance steps connect the house and the driveway. Identical whitewashed terra-cotta pots emphasize the connection between the areas, while the earthy tones of the pots and the flowers warm up the cool, neutral colors of the porch and the house.
Plants: Zagreb Thread-Leaf Coreopsis is a perennial that likes sun. It will keep blooming into the fall if deadheaded occasionally.