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7 Container Gardening Ideas Beyond Summer Flowers

Lily of the Valley ( Convallaria majalis ) makes a wonderful ground cover perennial. The very fragrant flowers appear in abundance in April and May. They are ideal for growing in wild or woodland gardens or use for ground cover in a damp shaded border. They form dense colonies which can last a lifetime.

Lily-of-the-Valley-best in smell and coverage-Dont let this little beauty fool you -- though its small, lily-of-the-valley packs a big fragrance in its nodding white or pink bell-shape flowers. Its a tough, low-care groundcover you can practically plant and forget in shady spots

lily of the valley terarium . one of my most favorite flowers and they are smaller than a dime but pack a huge punch

Boulder opal. Similar to black opal except that the foreground colour is very thin and sits on a brown ironstone base. These stones at times can come with interesting "hills" and "valleys" on the surface.

Don't let this little beauty fool you -- though it's small, lily-of-the-valley packs a big fragrance in its nodding white or pink bell-shape flowers. It's a tough, low-care groundcover you can practically plant and forget in shady spots.