Resin planters, also referred to as fiberglass or polyethylene, are one of the most popular types of in outdoor planters today. Their light weight and vast variety in sizes, colors and styles make resin planters ideal for most container gardens.
The most popular resin garden planters simulate the look of natural materials such as clay, terracotta and stone—many virtually impossible to distinguish from the 'real thing' until you touch them. Very detailed molds used in producing these lightweight planters create patterns, textures and reliefs that have only been available on more expensive planters.
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The Look of Real Stone
Outdoor resin and fiberglass planters offer many benefits, especially to gardeners with limited space and experience. Their light weight also makes these planters ideal for balconies or porches where weight must be a consideration. Durability is the major benefit of fiberglass planters—most last for many years without the extra care required for terracotta, wood and metal.
As with all types of planters, it is important to ensure resin planters have adequate drainage holes and air circulation around the roots. It is also important to consider the color of resin pots and exposure to the sun, as dark colors tend to absorb and retain more heat than lighter colors.
Characteristics of Resin & Fiberglass Planters
- resin planters are lightweight, making even very large sizes feasible for most locations
- resin planters provide the look of natural materials such as concrete, limestone and terracotta
- resin planters come in a full range of prices from economical to high-end
- non-breakable, last many seasons with proper care
- most resin planters are non-porous so it is important to ensure adequate drainage
- smaller resin planters must be protected from heavy winds
- may be more expensive than other materials
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The tapered sides and simple rim of the Nomi Planter give it a distinctly modern style. Horizontal scratched lines give this garden planter the subtle texture of hand-crafted pottery but in a modern design. Crafted from an extremely resilient weather-resistant poly resin plastic, this lightweight indoor or outdoor planter will never crack in winter or fade in summer. Pre-drilled drainage holes offer extra convenience. Available in several colors.
Contemporary Mesa Polyresin Planter
The Mesa Poly-resin Planter is a decorator's favorite with its contemporary, distinctive rolled-rim design. This planter is crafted of durable, lightweight poly resin plastic, giving it the look and feel of real clay, but without the chipping and cracking. Its durability also lends itself well to high-traffic areas in your home or backyard. Suitable for indoor or outdoor use in any climate, this commercial-quality planter is UV-protected for complete fade resistance. Designed for use in the harshest climates, it will not crack or break during the freeze-and-thaw season. SimplyPlanters
Madison Resin Planter
The simple and elegant Southwestern style of the Madison Planter makes a beautiful accent to many types of flowers and leafy plants. If you live in a warm climate, cactus and other succulents would also be ideal. While it's designed for outdoor use, it looks beautiful in a foyer or living space too. Constructed of poly resin plastic, this planter is extremely weather resistant and will handle a wide range of outdoor temperatures. It will never fade or split, and it will look like new season after season.
Eye Am 26" Resin Planter
Elegance, sophistication and modern design are all combined to create the Round Resin Eye AM 26-inch Planter. Crafted to create a lovely silhouette, light accentuates the natural wave of the planter. Available in a variety of gorgeous colors, this planter measures 26" high and will be a beautiful addition to your outdoor decor. Simply Planters
Half Whiskey Barrel Resin Planter
Authentic look of a wood whiskey barrel paired with the environmental benefits and lasting quality of resin. Constructed of resin, this planter has the look of real wood and its eco-blend compounds reduce landfill materials. This planter is unbreakable, and it will never rot, mildew, dry out, fall apart, splinter or smell. Its solid, thick walls will withstand freezing, thawing and heating, yet it's one-third the weight of a comparably-sized wooden barrel. Feet keep the bottom raised to prevent surface staining, and it features indented drainage knock outs. ecofriendly. Simply Planters