30 Delightful Plant Container Gardens

A popular feature in many patios and backyards is, of course, a delightful container garden. Especially true in contemporary and urban set-ups, container gardens are the ideal way to add a unique touch to your patio and host plants that aren’t always keen to the soil conditions around your home. Here are a few of our favorite container gardens, all in beautiful patios that know how to work them.

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Image: TOTAL CONCEPTS

Low set container gardens, filled with tufts of wild grass, add an appreciated art deco touch to this gravel lined patio.

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Image: DDB Design Development & Building

Decked out in mahogany, shrub container gardens add a lovely touch to this highly modern patio and living room.

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Image: Luigi Rosselli Architects

In this beautiful living room, shrubs along the window add a natural and art deco touch.

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Image: BGD Architects

This patio, filled with polished wood flooring and teak furniture, is elevated to the next level with wall sized windows and white brick container gardens, filled with small trees and shrubs.

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Image: Maison Des Ormes

This Spanish style contemporary patio is made complete with wall hugging, stone container gardens, adding a lush element to this intimate patio seating area.

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Image: Amber Freda NYC Garden Design

This urban penthouse patio is given an at-home, charming appeal with the use of paneled wood container gardens.

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Image: TY LARKINS INTERIORS

Potted plants add a nice, charming touch to this intimate garden walkway.

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Image: Gregg and Ellis Landscape Designs

Potted plants contribute to a lush and earthy atmosphere in this spacious patio area.

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Small potted plants, placed about this patio, add a romantic and cheerful atmosphere to this intimate seating area.

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Image: Peter Lyons Photography

Raised black container gardens add an interesting contrast to this contemporary patio.

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Image: David Howell Design

Concrete and wood paneled container gardens add a lovely, eye catching touch to this urban patio.

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Image: Blondie’s Treehouse Inc

This gorgeous urban patio features cement tiling and black, ebony container gardens, helping each color in the garden stand out even more.

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Image: Amber Freda NYC Garden Design

Gray polished tile, plus burnt orange containers keep this patio feeling contemporary and ready for action.

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Image: Little Miracles Designs

Ebony paneled container gardens add an appreciated contemporary touch to this rooftop hideaway.

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Image: Amber Freda NYC Garden Design

This Moroccan style patio features crate container gardens and sheer pottery potted plants, keeping this patio feeling lush and cool.

Delightful Container Gardens

Image: Amber Freda NYC Garden Design

This European style patio, which feels like a cafe, is filled with earthy tiling and lots of plants, keeping this patio feeling cool and intimate.

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Image: FineLines Design Studio

Metal container gardens not only are a useful way to recycle but add a unique touch to this modern patio.

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Image: RSL Outdoor Living

Rich brick and low potted plants add a romantic element to this Mediterranean style living room.

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Image: C2 | Studio Landscape Architecture

Cement tiles, plus wood paneled container gardens and a bench add charm and color to this contemporary, intimate patio area.

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Image: Tandem Architecture & Construction

Maple container gardens, paired with a cement head, add charm and a lush atmosphere to this contemporary patio.

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Image: Rob Spytz Design

White tiles and cement container gardens create an intimate feeling in this beautiful, modern patio sitting area.

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Image: Laura Attolini Design

Ebony flooring and dark, metal pots add charm and a contrasting element to this breezy patio.

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Image: JEFFERY ROBERTS DESIGN

This patio seating area is infused with charm, thanks to blue, ceramic container gardens.

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Image: Lynn Bryant, Realtor ® – RE/MAX Tyler

This gorgeous patio area is filled with charm and a traditional outlook, thanks to a gorgeous, eclectic set of container gardens.

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Image: K&D Landscape Management

This Safari style, elaborate porch is elevated to the next level with an eclectic collection of pots and an even more eclectic collection of plants.

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Image: Green Design Group

This patio is filled with cobblestone and rich, pottery potted plants.

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Image: The Tile Studio

White alabaster container gardens add a nice contrast to this beautiful, sophisticated patio.

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Image: PAR-BRO Design/Build LTD

Gorgeous, neutral toned container gardens add a nice touch to this beautiful, contemporary patio.

Container gardens, whether large or small, add a nice touch to any patio or backyard space. Think about the material you’re building the garden out of and then, most importantly, pair it with a plant and you’re good to go.

Make sure you also check out our latest Patios Lights Ideas post for a different but also inspiring design.