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"The most essential part of designing your home is that you create a home that truly represents you...or the person you aspire to be."
Lori Fradella
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Sunday, April 28, 2013

Modern Patio Garden

Check out these great ideas to create a modern patio garden in your backyard or your front yard. 

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Metal Containers Create Modern Patio Garden

Add glamour to a small garden by using modern galvanized tanks filled with a variety of colorful crops, such as herbs and climbing beans running up metal spirals. Plant herbs at the base to soften the look.

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Living Wall Ultimate Space Saving Crops

Green wall systems are the ultimate space saving crop containers and create a tapestry of foliage and fruits. Plants can be watered and fed by hand, or a irrigation system can be installed.

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Rustic Window Box Filled with Cottage Herbs

Rustic window boxes are simple to make, and can be made to fit a window exactly. Line with plastic, create drainage holes in base, add garden compost and plant with cottage inspired display of herbs and salad greens.

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Bountiful Basket of Patio Veggie Crops and Annuals

A woven willow surround covers a plastic garden bag giving it a cottage garden style, adding to the beauty of an informal patio with colorful crop producing plants and flowering annuals.

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