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The Best Garden Planters - Part 1

The Best Garden Planters - Part 1

Lowes has a wide range f great garden planters. With a Lowes Money Saving Coupon from We Are Coupons you can save money on all of them. You don't need to buy expensive planters to add personality and style to your garden. You can make your own unique planters with things you have at home or found around the neighbourhood.


Rusty old garden tools and tackle boxes make lovely rusty planters, perfect for colorful succulents and drought-tolerant sedums.


Ceramic Planters

Ceramic planters are a great way to add a touch of beauty and color to your garden. They come in a wide range of shapes and colors, and can match many different styles of garden decor.


These pots are ideal for flowers, trees and shrubs, as well as faux plants like succulents and cactus. You can fill them with potting soil or even a lightweight pot filler. These pots are also easy to move around.


The key to successful gardening with these pots is to make sure they have proper drainage. Without drain holes, it is more likely for your plants to become waterlogged and develop root rot.


In order to keep the roots of your plants from becoming too wet, you can use a saucer that is placed inside the decorative pot. This is a good way to protect the floors and furnishings in your home while still keeping the plants looking beautiful.


You can also add mulch to your plants' soil, which helps prevent weed growth and keeps the ground moist for longer periods of time. You can find mulches in a variety of materials, including organic and recycled.


Another option for ceramic planters is to place them on a wood or plastic stand. This will keep the pot from tipping over, which can cause damage to the surface below it.


If you don't want to spend a lot of money on a new planter, consider finding old ones that may be available in your local thrift store. These can be repainted with an outdoor spray enamel to refresh them and renew the look of your garden.


It's always wise to check for any chemicals that may have leached into the pot over the years. Some plastics may have leaching agents that are not healthy for your plants. If you're growing edibles, be sure to use a food-grade plastic pot.


Ceramic planters can be a nice addition to your garden, but they are not as durable as their modern counterparts. They can crack under extreme heat or cold and are heavy, so they should be moved with care.


Metal Planters

Metal planters are a great way to add some variety to your garden. They are lightweight, durable, and can develop a beautiful patina with age. In addition, they look very cool when filled with plants. However, there are some things you should consider before deciding to use metal planters in your garden.


Overheating: When the metal in a planter is exposed to direct sun, it can heat up quickly and burn or damage the roots of the plants inside. This is why it’s important to make sure that you don’t place your metal planters in areas where they will receive all-day exposure to the sun. Instead, you can group them together or put them in the shade to help cool down their surface temperature.


Rust: The best way to prevent your metal planters from rusting is to apply rust-resistant paint to them. You can do this by applying a layer of paint to the interior and exterior of the metal container, then waiting for it to dry.


Standing water: When a metal planter is not properly drained, water will collect in the bottom of the pot and will cause problems for your plants’ roots. This can lead to rot and mold. To solve this problem, you should either buy a metal planter with drainage holes or drill some of them into the bottom of the pot.


You can also try placing a plastic pot in the middle of the metal planter and planting your flower seeds in it. This will isolate the potting soil from the metal and keep it out of contact with the chemicals in the rust-resistant paint.


Aside from preventing rusting, metal containers are also very durable and won’t chip or crack like ceramic or terracotta pots. You can also get them in a variety of sizes and shapes, so you should be able to find the perfect one for your garden.


You can even decorate your metal planter by adding different decorative stones and faux florals. This can give your metal planters an eye-catching and unique appearance that will match your home’s decor perfectly.

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