Take Part! It’s National Plant a Flower Day!

So we’ve had a very welcome taste of spring these past few days–and what perfect timing since today is National Plant a Flower Day! Maybe temperatures haven’t warmed up enough just yet to plant outside, but we thought that we would share a list of the best annual flowers to use in containers, pots or planters on your front porch, courtesy of www.all-about-planters.com:

Here are some shade-tolerant annual flowers perfect for your front porch:

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Periwinkle

 

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Lobelia 

 

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Impatiens Walleriana 

 

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Pansy (Viola Tricolor)

And of course some sun-loving annual flowers for your front porch:

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Marigold 

 

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Coreopsis

 

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Petunias (Pink) 

 

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Gerber Daisies

 

Consider choosing flowers that feature colors that will contrast with your home and add a “pop” of color to your front porch. The breath of life flowers can bring to your outdoor living space will have you spending more time enjoying the beautiful views  and sharing warm conversation with family and friends.