Metal Planters: Beauty Increases with Age

Metal planters are durable and their beauty increases with age. They are available in a variety of metals – iron, steel, aluminum, copper, bronze, chrome, and brass.

Metal containers can be used to display both indoor and outdoor tropicals.

The unique variations in color and texture that occur with age add beauty and interest to your landscape or garden design.

Metal Plant Containers – What Are The Advantages?

  • Their interesting shapes complement a variety of indoor andMetal Plant Containers outdoor design styles – rectangles, squares, cylinders, spheres, and ovals.
  • Metal garden planters are non-porous and retain moisture.
  • Colors and textures change with age, and blend in beautifully with tropical gardens and landscapes.
  • Some styles to choose from include:
    • Urn planters
    • Bucket planters
    • Box planters
    • Trough planters
    • Vase planters
    • Window Box planters
  • Metal is durable and will not chip or crack.

How to Choose the Best Metal Container

Metal plant containers display your tropicals with elegance and style. Take your time when making a selection. There are many styles and materials to choose from. 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 metal planter:
  1. Decide what the planter will hold. Choose a container that will accommodate the roots of the tropical tree, shrub, or plant when it reaches maturity.
  1. If you need the ability to move the planter for any reason, think twice about buying a heavy metal planter. Consider a fiberglass container that provides the look and feel of metal without the weight restrictions.
  1. Choose a style. The style you settle on will depend on the following:
    • 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.
  1. Choose a material and/or texture that will complement your landscape as well as the style of your home. Metal planters are available in a variety of materials, styles, and textures. If you cannot find a pre-made planter that fits your needs, you can have one custom-made to your specifications.

Caring for Metal Garden Planters

Caring for planters properly will keep plants healthy and ensure the container is lasts for many years. These planters are durable and require minimal care.
  • Large, thick metal containers are heavy, so be sure to install them properly. Some pieces may require special equipment for handling.
  • Place outdoor planters out of direct sunlight. Strong sun will heat up the metal and could cause root damage.
  • Some containers do not include drainage holes. Consider double potting or you can drill drainage holes yourself.
  • Follow instructions for installation and care that are provided when you purchase the planter.

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