DIY Triangle Theory:

How-to plant a successful SLPC container garden:

To guarantee an eye-stopping container garden, always apply the Triangle Theory.

The Triangle Theory consists of three elements.

We like to call them the three T’s: Something Tall, Something Thick and Something Trailing. 

1.     Plant Something Tall in your container garden

2.     Plant Something Thick by your Something Tall

3. Plant Something Trailing that will soften the edges of your container garden

Don’t limit yourself; use the Triangle Theory to plant and design any container garden!

Materials

  • Container: 
    • 17-inch container
  • Something Tall:
    • 4” Coleus Rustic Orange
  • Something Thick:
    • 4” Calibrachoa Terra Cotta
    • 4” Flirt Nandina
    • 4” Alyssum

Tip: Fill in your triangle with three types of plants –fill and fluff it up! 

  • Something Trailing:
    • 4” Sedum Angelina
    • 4” Rosemary Trailing

Instructions

  1. Plant Something Tall in your container garden
  2. Plant Something Thick by your Something Tall
  3. Plant Something Trailing that will soften the edges of your container garden

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