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Help for main front porch entrance, some way to put plants on wall that's not hanging baskets.

volleymom1January 19, 2013
We mostly use the right door so I fee
L we should use the left side to make it appealing, it's a Coastal home design
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lcgrcondo
I am concerned that a planter would take up too much space and just get in the way. Instead I would a piece of art on the left wall. The weather-friendly piece of art would add visual interest without taking up space.
    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 6:35PM
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WishICouldAffordThat
Have you seen those awesome containers of succulent plants? They basically take a shallow (2" deep) square, fill with some kind of light soil substitute and then cover it with an open grid. Then plant completely full of succulents of many varieties, and hang vertically. Stunning! Google "vertical succulent garden" and you'll get some real inspiration!
    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 6:40PM
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silvisideas
I think a diamond shaped trellis with a jasmine or similar climbing plant. On both side of your porch.
    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 6:54PM
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Jayme H.
Narrow, long rectangular shaped could sit there/and could have a trellis with a climber/or just a variety of plants, with some taller ones.
    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 7:11PM
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Susanna
I vote for decorative birdcages. you can find narrow ones and they add character and whimsy. if you look around you can find them online and places like home goods. if you don't like the color you can spray paint them all alike. Nail them to the wall and fill with moss, dirt and small plants. i put violets in mine and pansys. Here is one-pricey-but will give you an idea of what I mean.
http://www.amazon.com/Decorative-Bird-Cage-Mirror-Decor/dp/B0063Y20UK/ref=sr_1_13?s=pet-supplies&ie=UTF8&qid=1358657205&sr=1-13
    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 8:55PM
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Susanna
Oops, I meant pansies.
    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 8:57PM
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mveasey
You could attach something on the side, as in photo, or I would simply do one tall one as in the second photo on the lower right. Boxwood always looks classy. I would buy an inviting doormat.
If all fails, you could hang two allyear wreaths on the doors for a little green welcome.
    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 10:17PM
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Greenblott Landscape & Interiors
You may consider a green wall or simple product such as a Woolly Pocket.
    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 11:09PM
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JWinteriors
Since you use primarily the one door, i would add a larger rug, a small bench with a wrought iron rectangle above it. A colorful cushion or pillow on the bench. A potted plant beside it.
    Bookmark   January 20, 2013 at 1:46AM
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