To contrast with her terracotta pots, Clark transforms inexpensive galvanized-steel washtubs into planters. This long, low oval version, with drainage holes poked in the bottom, shows off her basil crop.
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French Lavender Anouk is a drought-tolerant variety that produces lovely, light and dark purple blooms. It emits the wonderful lavender scent and is perfect for container gardening. PP# 16685 (Lavandula stoechas)