In September our pots and boxes on Cape Cod can go one of two ways. Either they still look full and flower-filled, or the plants have started to decline and finish their bloom cycle. If your containers still look good, by all means keep up with the watering and deadheading to extend their flowering through September. But if your plants are starting to look a bit tired or summer-worn, it’s time to spruce up your containers for the autumn season. Here is one idea of how to use ornamental cabbages and kales, along with assorted pumpkins, to make pots or boxes that will look fantastic through Thanksgiving.
To do this look you’ll need assorted small cabbages and kales, and assorted pumpkins, plus some empty clay pots for supporting the pumpkins.