The other day, I had to make a quick trip to Walmart.  I wasn’t near our house, so I visited a different one then I normally do.

As my youngest daughter and I walked toward the front, my eye caught very pretty containers…

I love the Pygmy Date Palms with Gold Mound Lantana planted around them.
I have seen these plants together before, but what I really liked with the short, round containers.
You never know what you’ll find at Walmart….
Noelle Johnson, aka, 'AZ Plant Lady' is a horticulturist, certified arborist, and landscape consultant who helps people learn how to create, grow, and maintain beautiful desert gardens that thrive in a hot, dry climate. She does this through her consulting services, her online class Desert Gardening 101, and her monthly membership club, Through the Garden Gate. As she likes to tell desert-dwellers, "Gardening in the desert isn't hard, but it is different."

6 replies
  1. Desert Dweller
    Desert Dweller says:

    That's nice and a testimony to a place where good design and hort practices / plantsmanship is affecting everything. More than you might think living there, and seeing all the nasty "shrub shaping". Our "upscale" outdoor lifestyle center doesn't come close to that in it's containers…a sign of how hard it is to influence here.

    And nice plant combos, too!

  2. Stiletto
    Stiletto says:

    Sometimes in order to make a statement, one need not make too much of an effort. A good eye for aesthetics, a sense of harmony, balance and colours can do the trick just as well.

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