Container garden ideas: a touch of hot color

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These gorgeous containers are at the entrance of one of my favorite home shops, Cocoon, in Geneva, IL. I’ve been noticing something about my favorite container compositions: a bit of orange. Even a small amount of hot color keeps things from looking too fussy. The black painted container sets everything off beautifully and can go traditional or modern (if you simplify the plantings a bit like this next container). I’m definitely painting my window planter boxes black.

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