6 PRETTY PLANTERS WITH UNIQUE (AND CLEVER) FEATURES
Spring into action this season with planters that work as hard as you do. The pots we’ve picked are ready to self-water, resist frost, or hang loose in your garden this summer.
These fashion-inspired pots are made of the same durable material used for RV and boat covers. A fun scalloped edge adds extra flair, and the porous bottom allows for ample drainage to maintain healthy, robust plants. Dressy Pots—garden Things; mygardenthings.com; three sizes available; $11–$15
Handcrafted from lightweight fiber concrete, this planter is made to last through the winter months inside or out. Inspired by vintage dolly tubs, the ridged detailing adds a classic touch. Fiber Concrete Barrel Pot— Terrain; terrain.com; $68 for 12-inch; $108 for 16-inch
While they appear to be made from rustic birch or oak logs, these pots are made of lightweight polyurethane, making them durable as well as weatherand Uv-resistant. Surreal Faux Log Planters— Burpee; burpee.com; $50–$60
GO WITH THE FLOW
They may look like kilnfired pottery, but these containers are made of lightweight resin. A selfwatering insert delivers consistent moisture to roots. Mazzano Selfwatering Planters— Gardener’s Supply Co.; gardeners.com; $50 for 15-inch; $65 for 19-inch
MODERN FARMHOUSETalk about bringing your plants to new heights. This rustic piece is made from rope and galvanized metal with a solid gray finish. It’s perfect for adding rustic charm to any garden. Prokop Round Galvanized Hanging Planter— Wayfair; wayfair .com; $27