Ahhhhh, summer. 'Tis the season for getting outside to enjoy all Mother Nature has to offer, and of course, it's the ideal time to get your hands dirty and have a little gardening fun. But if you don't have a large yard or green space outside your house, having an array of live plants and flowers can be kind of a challenge, to say the least. Believe it or not, there are actually some great plants that will grow just fine on your patio, so you can enjoy somewhat of a lush outdoor space even if it happens to be pretty compact.
Take a look at these photos to see 16 different plants that are perfect to grow on your patio.
What are your favorite plants to grow in small spaces?
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