Ceramic Planters: Versatile Style
Ceramic planters are a stylish choice for both indoor and outdoor
They are made from clay pottery that is usually glazed, then fired in a
kiln at a high temperature.
Ceramic pots are available in a variety of colors and patterns, and are
a stylish option for displaying tropical plants and flowers.
Containers – What Are The Advantages?
- Ceramic garden planters are non-porous and retain water – ideal for moisture loving
tropicals as well as container water gardens.
- They are available in an assortment of colors and textures
(matte, glossy, and textured) that compliment both indoor and outdoor
- Ceramic planters are not prone to salt build-up and are
easy to keep clean.
- Some styles to choose from include:
- Some ceramic pots come with plates or saucers attached to
the bottom to catch water as it flows out of the drainage hole.
How to Choose the Best
Ceramic plant containers are ideal for displaying a variety of
tropical plants and flowers. Pottery is sensitive to extreme
temperatures and susceptible to cracks and chips.
Take your time
choosing a high-quality, durable pot for outdoor locations. Knowing
your requirements before you start shopping will save time, prevent
frustration, and best of all, save money. Follow these tips for
choosing the best ceramic planter:
- Decide what the planter will hold. Choose one that will
accommodate the roots of the tropical plant when it reaches maturity,
re-pot plant if necessary.
- Choose a high-quality, durable container that will be
resistant to extreme temperature changes and less likely to chip or
- Choose a style. The style you settle on will depend on the
- The plant(s) that will reside in the container.
- The location you choose for the container.
- The design and style of your garden, landscape, or home.
- Select a color and/or texture that will compliment your
landscape as well as the architectural style and design of your home.
Caring for Ceramic Garden
Caring for planters properly will keep plants healthy and
ensure the container is structurally sound.
- If your plant grows larger than expected, re-pot if
necessary. Expanding roots could become root-bound and damage the
plant, or cause cracks in the planter.
- Unlike terracotta, glazed pots are non-porous. Be aware
that over-watering plants will damage the roots.
- Watering plants in freezing temperatures can cause
containers to crack if the water freezes. Be sure to allow for adequate
drainage or move the planter to a location (such as the garage) that
will protect the planter from freezing temperatures.
- Handle with care. Stoneware planters are susceptible to
cracks and chips.
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