Jumpstart Your Day: 4 Plants to Complete Your Outdoor Space

Add a refreshing touch to your patio or balcony with these greens and blooms


There are plants that need plenty of sunlight to be able to grow and flourish. If your outdoor area is lacking a touch of green, you can easily maintain any (or all) of these plants. 

You can craft unique planters that you can use to display your plants, too.

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Known for their fragrant white flowers, gardenias require at least an inch of water per week. When planting them, make sure you arrange the plants at least three to six feet apart. You can use an organic mulch to keep the soil moist, reduce weeding, and maintain the soil temperature.

RL Tip: Use colorful planters for your gardenias! You can craft a beach-inspired pot for this.


Geraniums add charming pops of color to any space. These plants require proper watering. Make sure that it is thoroughly watered—all the way to the center of the roots.


This plant requires much direct sunlight to be able to grow. Jasmine requires plenty of water as the soil needs to be moist most of the time. 


Herbs are the easiest to maintain and cultivate at home. For your space, you may want to consider planting herbs like oregano and basil as these can serve different purposes like warding off insects and giving the space a refreshing scent. 

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