Resin or Fiberglass Planters ~ lightweight choice for container gardens

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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Resin Planters ~
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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Contemporary Resin Planters Sussex Self-Watering Resin Planters
Crafted of resin and natural materials, Sussex Self-Watering Frost-Proof Resin Planters include a self-watering reservoir system that ensures your plants get the water they need. Frost-proof resin composite planters have the look of copper and are practical and durable, for use indoors and out. Use them to add easy-care greenery to doorways, patio, deck or yard. They offer an expensive look at a very affordable price. Plow & Hearth

Tall Square Self-watering Resin PlanterSquare Lechuza Cubico Cottage Self-Watering Resin Planter
Ideal for travelers and busy gardeners, the Square Lechuza Cubico Cottage Self-Watering Resin Planter is like a real-life plant sitter. This innovative, tapered cube planter is equipped with a self-watering system that gives your plant just the right amount of water and nutrients it needs for healthy growth. Crafted with woven plastic resin that resembles wicker, this lightweight, UV-resistant, weatherproof planter comes in several colors and sizes to match your indoor or outdoor space.


Lisa Square Resin PlanterLisa Square Resin Planter
For anyone who thinks that what you put your plants in is just as important as the plants themselves, the Lisa Square Resin Planter is the perfect solution.

With its contemporary square design, this planter is the perfect finishing touch to any outdoor decor. Crafted from strong and durable resin that is easy to maintain, this planter comes in a variety of sizes and colors.