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Outdoor Planters - Perfect For Adding More Planting Space

Nov 7, 2007
In the summer time, planting fanatics are in their glory. Why? Well, because it's the prime planting season, perfect for growing flowers, trees, vegetables, and herb gardens. However, if you're a planter and you run out of room, then what do you do? Instead of throwing in the towel, turn to lovely outdoor planters to give you more planting space.

Outdoor planters are perfect for planting almost anything that you want because they come in all shapes, styles, and sizes. For example, you can get ones that are smaller in size and are in the shape of a vase, which would be ideal for growing flowers and placing in the corner of a deck or on both sides of your front door to create a dramatic entrance to your home. Another nice option are ones that are long and rectangular. These are perfect for planting bigger items like trees and vegetable gardens. You could even use a few to separate different areas of your outdoor space, like your patio from your lawn or your neighbor's backyard from your backyard. To do it, just place a few between the two different areas and you are good to go.

In addition to the vase and rectangular shaped options, there are many other outdoor planters available as well. Some of those options include ones designed to be placed on your window sills, others that are v-shaped, some that are simply square or round, and there are even ones that are triangle shaped. With all the choices, you are sure to come across something perfect for what you want to plant.

When purchasing outdoor planters, the main thing that you need to keep in mind is to go with ones that are crafted out of materials that are of top quality. This is important because if you go with something cheap, then you are going to end up having to replace them since they won't be able to handle being left in the elements. So, go with something that will last and some of the better options include sturdier woods like redwood, shorea, and teak along with other selections like stone, marble, and the synthetic plastic and recycled polymer choices. Each is very durable, plus they all have a fantastic look to them and would really enhance the appearance of any setting they are placed in.

Now, the easiest way to browse the different outdoor planters that you could get for your space is by not going to your local garden center. Instead, just plunk yourself down in front of your computer and do a little online shopping. Just by the click of the mouse you can see the many selections, plus, when you do find something you like, it's usually at the most reasonable prices around. It will even be shipped to your home, so you don't have to worry about getting it from here to there.

With outdoor planters, you just get some nice spots to plant different things. So, if you have run out of planting room, they're a great option for giving you more.
About the Author
Jesse Akre, author, and owner of several home decor sights offers his insight on buying classic teak planters, wood planter boxes and teak garden planters.
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