The lack of available ground need not stop you from having a collection of herbs, for most adapt readily to cultivation in garden planters. Even if most of your herbs grow in the open garden, growing some of your favourite kinds in garden planters adds a further dimension to herb gardening.
Your garden planters can be arranged close to the house in decorative groups for easy access, their mobility allowing you to move them around to the follow the sun as the season progresses or to shelter them from cold winds. You can also move your garden planters inside so
Plants for your Planters
To help you select the best plants for your planters. Here is a list of two hundred plants, with pictures, for planters listed by colour & season .
you have a supply of herbs during the winter months.
Larger garden planters provide space for several kinds of herbs to grow, together as permanent miniature herb gardens, positioned where they set all the sun or shade they might need. In gardens on poor ground, garden planters is the best way of providing perfect soil. Almost all kinds of garden planters are suitable and the range is infinite, from wooden boxes, clay pots and stone urns, to used growing bags and large paint tins, cattle troughs and coal scuttles. Any you choose must be large enough to house plants comfortably.