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5 Plants for Containers

Cultivate a couple of plants even if you don't have a garden at home


If you've always wanted to add a touch of green to your space but you don't have a plot of land to work with, you can always try your hand at container gardening. Fortunately, there are beneficial plants that can thrive in containers.

Here are five plants that can get you started. Be ready with your small corner and DIY containers. 


Basil not only adds flavor to dishes, it can also repel mosquitoes! You can also use it as natural deodorizer. Make sure you place your basil plant in a corner that gets plenty of sunlight. 

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With our weather, it’s often hard to care for plants. Fortunately, cucumber can survive tropical weather! Plant them in a big pot and let it grow into a tall bush that can cover an empty wall.

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Mint is an easy-to-grow plant because it can thrive in damp soil and dry areas. It is known to grow fast so you can cultivate it in multiple containers. You may also place them in the different areas of the house to add a refreshing scent to your space.

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It’s advisable to plant greens that serve several purposes at home. Oregano can thrive in pots where it can extend its leaves.

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English Ivy

The English Ivy can serve as a decorative accent in your bathroom. These lush plants can be easily grown indoors but just make sure that you let the soil dry out first before watering it again. Aside from placing this in your bathroom, you may also keep a few containers in the kitchen or living area. 

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Excited to craft your own planters? Click here for recycled planter ideas that you can work on.

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