Finding large, inexpensive planters can be a great way of creating a beautiful interior or garden design.
We want to save money and help you get the most from your large planter purchase!
Here are some ideas for planters to save Money, time, and effort and create a fantastic garden, no matter your budget!
Four large planter ideas to make the most of your investment
We have some tips and tricks to help you save money and maximize your investment, even though fiberglass is initially more expensive than its competitors.
One large pot can hold many plants
It means something other than that a large pot will hold one large plant. For example, a container like the Granada Wide Rectangular Planter is perfect for planting various flowers. Mixing annuals with trailing plants will create an impressive visual display.
Large planters are a great way to save money and grow food!
Instead of buying multiple small pots for your container garden, buy one large planter.
Imagine how many rows of vegetables, fruits, and herbs could fit into a large container! Planting them all at once will be cheaper and make it easier for you to water your plants.
You can find helpful information about growing an apartment vegetable garden in our article Beginners’ Guide to Growing Vegetables.
Plants in large planters can be used to grow valuable plants
You might have read our article on the twelve useful house plants. Growing a helpful houseplant with the intent to sell it is a great way to recover some of the Money spent on your planters.
It’s a win-win situation since you can enjoy your plant at home and benefit from its sale.
Save Money with large planters for landscaping
Imagine you want to create privacy in your home or office or separate spaces. You could undoubtedly build walls, but they would be expensive and have little appeal. You could also use large planters, such as our Delray Tall Rectangular Pots, to create a wall in your space. Tall planters can be used to create a partition in the room. They also add beautiful plants and create a relaxing atmosphere.
This project shows how our Jay Scotts Collection planters create intimate spaces in the guest areas and around the pool.
This method can also optimize areas like patios with many guests while maintaining privacy.
What are the most common large pot materials, and what are their advantages/ disadvantages?
Concrete Planters – These are durable and hard to break but can be heavy and ugly when left outside due to moss, lime, and salt buildup.
Plastic Planters are lightweight and cheap. They are easily broken and offer little protection to your plants under different weather conditions. You can find them in garden centers and thrift stores.
Wood Planters_ Wooden planters look great but could be more durable and require much maintenance.
Terracotta Planters — Like wooden planters, Terracotta is also beautiful, and it’s not expensive. This material has a significant drawback: it needs to be fixed. The material is heavy and difficult to move.
Ceramic Planters- Made from a material very similar to Terracotta and available in many colors, these planters are usually protected by a layer of lacquer. However, they are easily damaged, chipped, and degraded over time.
Fiberglass Planters This material is lightweight and durable. It’s also stylish and requires little maintenance. They may seem expensive initially, but they are often the most cost-effective in the long run.
Compare the cost-effectiveness of fiberglass versus other planter materials
If you’re on a tight budget, your only options may be plastic and Terracotta. Plastic is only recommended for inside the house. It should not be used on the patio or in the garden.
Terracotta is more expensive than plastic, but you can still use it outside. It is best to choose a location before you fill the pot. Moving it will increase the risk of breaking or damage.
Ceramic plant pots are slightly cheaper than Terracotta but have the same problems. These materials are unsuitable for commercial use due to their tendency to look unprofessional over time.
The most expensive materials are wood, concrete, and fiberglass. Concrete and fiberglass are durable, but fiberglass is the winner in design and appearance.
Fiberglass planters are the clear winners. The benefits of fiberglass planters outweigh their price, and their durability, beauty, and function make them worth the investment.
The five benefits of Fiberglass Planters that will save you Time and Money
Fiberglass planters cost more than cheap plastic ones. Just because something is inexpensive doesn’t mean it’s a good deal.
Here are five reasons why fiberglass pots are a great value and, ultimately, the most cost-effective option.
Lightweight and durable, large planters
All products sold by Planters Etc are made from the highest-quality fiberglass. Fiberglass is a material that makes containers lightweight, easy to move, and strong.
They are ideal for indoor and outdoor use and in high-traffic areas like shops or public places. Even after much help, large fiberglass planters for the garden or home will remain in excellent condition!
Weatherproof planters are worth the Money
Our Fiberglass Planters can withstand any weather, including freezing temperatures and scorching heat.
You can use the planters year-round and save money and time by not having to move the pots as the weather changes.