So, here we are, with a small porch as our only "yard". I decided I was going to make our porch a nice place to be this summer, and I like to think I somewhat succeeded. My husband and I now make an effort to eat all our meals out there to enjoy the fresh air and warm weather.
I found these pots on sale at Jo-Ann fabrics for 60% off. I also had coupons and got them for even less. They aren't super fancy, but they will do for now.
For the flowers I found a Groupon for a local nursery. I paid $15 for the Groupon and redeemed it for $30 worth of flowers. After buying all the flowers on the tray you see here I only paid $21 dollars for $36 worth of flowers. Not bad! The nursery also had very beautiful flowers, and the largest begonias I've ever seen! I had to use shade flowers for the porch, so I just got a simple variety of impatiens and begonias.
I planted the flowers about 3 weeks ago and this is the result: