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Outdoor planter ideas for small spaces

Spring is just around the corner, but there's still time to check out new ideas for garden planters in 2013. For those with limited gardening space, here's some great ideas for you to try. » Read more...

Choose the ideal garden planters and flower pots
for your container garden

Outdoor planters should complement your exterior decor, but it is also very important to choose garden pots based on the growing conditions, location and size of your container garden. Be sure to have this information when you visit your garden center and you'll be sure to have the best chance at success—even if you don't have a 'green thumb'!

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» Contemporary Planters

Be sure to checkout the latest products for gardening as innovations in production methods and materials result in garden planters, flower pots and windowboxes that are more resilient to extreme weather, lighter in weight and bulk, and offer a greater variety of decorative styles, textures and colors.

Browse the site to learn:

  • the advantages and disadvantages of different planter materials
  • the right plants for your location and area
  • how to water and fertilize to keep your plants thriving in all weather conditions
  • the latest trends in container garden design

Advantages of Container Gardening:

  • Add color, fragrance and style to balconies, patios, entranceways or home landscapes
  • Hide eyesores around your home with garden pots and hanging baskets
  • Outdoor planters can be moved or replanted when displays fade or plants outgrow space
  • Less chance of pest damage
  • You can take your container garden with you if you move
  • Plants not suited to your yard soil conditions can be grown in garden planters

Types of Outdoor Garden Planters

Wood Planters

  • cedar
  • teak
  • redwood
Unique Planters Unique
  • designer
  • modern
  • mailbox
  • split pot
Terracotta Planters

  • Impruneta
  • faux terracotta
Ceramic Planters Ceramic
  • stoneware
  • earthenware
  • glazed
  • faux ceramic
Concrete Planters Concrete
  • faux concrete
Stone planters

  • faux stone
  • fiberstone
Garden Urns Garden Urns
  • stone
  • concrete
  • resin
  • terracotta
Wall Planters

Wall or Vertical
  • cast iron
  • wrought iron
  • terracotta
  • living walls
Metal Planters Metal
  • copper
  • zinc
  • wrought iron
  • stainless steel
Self-watering planters

  • hanging
  • terrazzo

Window Boxes
  • wood
  • fiberglass
  • hayrack
  • wrought iron
Resin Planters Fiberglass/Resin
  • polyurethane
  • fiberstone
  • flower pots
Contemporary Modern Planters

  • illuminated
  • designer
Commercial planters Commercial
  • large and extra-large
  • durable and secure
Hanging Baskets

Hanging Baskets
  • self-watering
  • cedar
  • hayrack
Tomato Planters Tomato & Vegetable
  • hanging tomato
  • tomato tree
  • tomato success kits