Despite its widespread appeal, the classic terracotta pot remains one of the most affordable planting containers. Your local home and garden center should offer a variety of sizes for a few dollars a piece, and often this time of year local thrift store are practically giving them away.
Try grouping clusters of terracotta pots for a potted herb garden right on your dining room table or kitchen window sill, or devote a whole sideboard or bookcase to your pots for indoor potting shed appeal.
Since I'm not especially adept at actually keeping my plants alive, this year I'm sticking to a these long-lasting, easy-care plants.
Images: 1: Trad Home, 2: Tom Scheerer, 3: Margaret Carter via The Washington Post, 4: Rue, 5: Atlanta Bartlett Easy Elegance via delight by design, 6: Rue, 7: S.R. Gambrel, 8: design*sponge, 9-10: Martha Stewart