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How To Make An Indoor Spring Planter

DIY Indoor Spring Container Gardening

Even though spring has officially arrived, it’s still too cold to plant most flowers outdoors. Being a flower farmer, I couldn’t wait to see some fresh flowers so I picked up a few plants from the store to make my own indoor spring planter. I just love having flowers in the house, especially this time of year! My favorite way to decorate for spring is with flowers! Today I’m going to show you how I made my own DIY indoor spring container garden. Read on to learn how to make an indoor spring planter…

Learn how to make an indoor spring planter using spring flowers. In this indoor spring planter I used primrose, tulip bulbs, and hyacinth.

Bloggers Best: Spring Home Tour

Today’s spring planter post is a part of the 2021 Bloggers Best Spring Home Tour. I am so honored to be a part of the Bloggers Best Spring Home Tour 2021. Thank you to Kelly from The Tattered Pew and Mansa from This Is Simplicite for organizing this spring tour. If you’re stopping by from Aliya’s blog, WELCOME! Aliya is a gardener after my own heart! She has so many fun DIY and home projects on her blog.


Picking Out Plants For An Indoor Spring Container Garden

This past week I noticed that Home Depot had their spring flowering plants for sale. I couldn’t help myself. I bought 4 primroses, 2 yellow and 2 pink. Then I also picked up a white tulip and hyacinth grape plant. I thought that this color combination would be perfect for creating my own indoor container garden. These colors are perfect for spring and Easter!

4 primrose plants, 1 grape hyacinth, and 1 white tulip plant for indoor container garden.

Next, I found this white planter to create my indoor container garden. I like to find pots that have a drainage hole in them so that the water can drain well. Keep in mind though that if you have a drainage hole, you will want to have something underneath your planter to catch any excess water. There’s nothing worse than finding your indoor planter warped your countertop or cabinet.

Time To Plant Your Indoor Spring Planter

Normally when working with soil I like to use my potting bench, but it was just too cold outside today! I decided to stay warm and put my indoor spring planter together inside. I filled my new white planter with potting soil and then brought it inside to plant the flowers. To keep the dirt from going everywhere, I placed a baking pan underneath the planter.

Next, I was ready to plant my flowers in the container. I started by planting two primroses next to each other. Then, I planted the tulips and hyacinth in the middle. Each time I removed the plants from their small containers, I carefully separated the root balls so the plants can start growing in their new space.

I finished the planter by adding the final two primroses. Once all the flowers were in the container, I used some extra potting soil to fill in any spaces that needed some fill. Then, I gave the planter some water so that the plants could hydrate. You can see the full process of creating this planter in the YouTube video below:

Watch This YouTube Video Showing How To Make Your Own Indoor Spring Planter

I had so much fun putting together this spring indoor planter! You will likely see this planter showing up in various places throughout my home. It will be perfect on the kitchen island, our dining room table, and even outside on the patio when the weather improves. I love these colors for spring, Easter, and even Mother’s Day!

Indoor planter makes the perfect spring centerpiece for our kitchen island.

Alright, thank you for stopping by today! I hope that my spring container garden has inspired you to bring some flowers indoors this spring. It’s also not too early to start thinking growing a cutting garden this summer. Be sure to check out my blog post on cutting gardens for beginners. And lastly, don’t forget to take a moment to visit my friend Shawna at Willow Bloom Home Blog to check out her spring decorating!

Happy Spring Planting!

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Bloggers Best Spring Home Tour 2021 Schedule:

Bloggers Best Spring Home Tour

This week I’m joining some of my lovely blogging friends for the Bloggers Best Spring Home Tours! All week long we are welcoming you into our homes decorated for spring. You can visit each tour by clicking on the links below the images!

Monday’s Tours

The Tattered Pew / Bricks n’ Blooms / Fiddle Leaf Interiors

Shiplap and Shells / Cottage On Bunker Hill / Sweet Pea

Tuesday’s Tours

The Ponds Farmhouse / My Thrift Store Addiction /Noting Grace

Open Doors Open Heart /The Flowering Farmhouse /Willow Bloom Home Blog

Wednesday’s Tours

DIY Beautify / This Is Simplicite / Up To Date Interiors

Robyn’s French Nest / Midwest Life and Style / Simply 2 Moms

Thursday’s Tours

Dabbling and Decorating / First Day of Home / Sand Dollar Lane 

The Farmhouse Life / Aratari At Home / Pasha Is Home

Friday’s Tours

White Arrows Home / Stonegable / Cottage In The Mitten

Follow The Yellow Brick Home/ Lora B Create & Ponder/ Lantern Lane Designs

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26 Comments

  1. Jennifer!! Your container garden is perfect for Spring!! Seriously! When I saw it out screamed SPRING!! PS my husband and I are adding some new flowers to the garden this year and I’m so excited! Be prepared, I’ll likely come to you for tips 😉 I love your gardens!

    1. I would love it if you come to me for tips! That’s so exciting that you are adding new flowers to your garden this year. Happy planting my friend!

  2. The gardener in me is thrilled to see your idea for creating an indoor spring planter. I’m itching to get outside and plant something but it is too early in my neck of the woods to do so. Creating an indoor planter is something that I can enjoy doing right now. Thank you for this great idea!

    1. I was feeling the same way! It makes me so happy to see spring flowers growing! Let me know if you end up creating a spring indoor planter! I’d love to see!

    1. Thanks Rachel! I’m glad you found these tips helpful! I agree, such a fun group for a spring tour!

  3. I love that planter, Jennifer! I’m always looking for ways to incorporate plants into my decor and this is a brilliant idea! And being green-thumb challenged, you make it all seem so easy and do-able! Thanks for the inspiration!

  4. What a perfectly sweet planter- I really love the combination of plants you used. I think I may need to find these plants myself!

  5. You did such a beautiful job on this planter! It is so colorful and definitely makes you feel spring! It also makes me want to try one myself! Thanks for sharing this pretty ray of sunshine!

  6. Jennifer your indoor flower arrangement is the perfect mix of colors! I love how it stands out on your kitchen counter. Thanks for sharing your talents with us this week!

  7. I love your planter combo! The plants look so pretty together and can’t wait to do some container gardens this spring! xo

  8. I love all those Spring plants! And put together, they’re as pretty as a garden:) Yes, it’s hard for us gardeners to tide ourselves over until we can actually plant outdoors. I always pick up plants when I’m out to spread them around the house, too!

  9. What a sweet planter you’ve created! Bringing flowers indoors definitely helps get through the last weeks of winter!
    I’m planting in my cutting garden this weekend! I can’t wait!

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