Easy Show Stoppers for Plant Pot Toppers Indoor or Out.
With natural plants once again taking centre stage in interior and exterior design it is time to stop treating them as part of an overall design and instead treat them as the visual accent pieces that they where always meant to be.
Doing so does create a few interesting new challenges. First, it is no longer OK to just pot your plants in any old container. If they are to be a focal point they must look the part. You can eave your container plants in the container they are in and surround them in a larger, statement pot, whether it’s a bold colourful plastic, a custom pottery piece commissioned from a local potter, and antique tin pot or any other creative surrounds of your choosing.
Once you have your pots and plants sorted out the next step is to not forget about the dirt surface of your specimen – especially if you are putting one pot inside another. Two really easy, and long lasting solutions to the bare soil syndrome is to 1.) do a dense planting of slow growing succulents in a variety of colours, sizes and shapes. Choose outdoor succulents for your outdoor garden and indoor succulents for your indoor garden. The range of colours, shapes and sizes create a beautiful mini landscape that your plant of choice will grow upwards from and the pot, succulents and plant will create an overall stunningly awesome accent in any situation.
2nd, If you don’t want to go to the trouble of adding plants to your pots an easy and quick natural cover for the soil in your pots are pine cones. Their large size offers a natural sculptural effect to the top of your pots and if you are lucky enough to know where a pine tree grows – they’re free! Pine Cones can be used both indoors and out and come in a variety of sizes from large to very large. For small pots, smaller cones from other evergreens could be used and for an arrangement of pots, each pot could boast a different type of cone.
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