Blue & White Pot Theme: Repetition of colour is a simple design principle you can use to create impact with just a couple of planters or in a small space. Repeated use of the same colour in pots, foliage or flowers can bring unity to an arrangement or collection. More design tips @ themicrogardener…. | The Micro Gardener

The striking shade-loving caladiums are the thrillers, the tallest plants in the pot, which add visual interest with their coarse, colorful leaves. The fillers are the New Guinea impatiens with their rose-colored flowers and light yellow streaks down the center of the leaves. And the spiller is a variegated Plectranthus, ‘Troy’s Gold.’

Plant lemongrass and rosemary in pots, containers or in flower beds on your balcony or in your garden to have a mosquito free summer. You can use them as herbs in cooking as well. Remember to brush them to release more of their fragrance before your outdoor activity.