How outdoor planters can transform your home or office

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Whether stone, metal or fiberglass, outdoor planters are an excellent way of brightening up your garden or office.

Outdoor planters can make a significant difference to both your home or office. Walk down any main high street and you will see storefronts using large planters filled with beautiful plants that help add serious curb appeal.

Offices are the most popular choice for outdoor planters, but an increasing number of homeowners are now using them too. Why? As well as being aesthetically pleasing, they can also be functional. Large or small planters are great for growing flowers, herbs and vegetables.

Outdoor planters for your home

Outdoor planters can be used for multiple purposes at home. The most obvious way to utilize them is to fill them with beautiful flowers that breathe life and colour into your garden space

There’s a wide range of materials to choose from, including:

  • Terracotta
  • Metal
  • Stone
  • Concrete
  • Fiberglass

Homeowners can get creative with planter materials to make unique layouts and designs. 

For those with stone-paved gardens, outdoor planters allow you to create a stunning garden without the need for grass. You can create the stunning garden you always wanted and make the most of your outdoor space. 

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Growing herbs and vegetables has also become a widespread use for outdoor planters. You can fill your garden with an abundance of chives, basil, mint, parsley and coriander. Don’t forget vegetables like wild carrot, spinach, kale, garlic, beets and lettuce.

Using large outdoor planters, you can create your own little food forest. Fill it with delightful herbs and vegetables to use all year round in the kitchen. Growing your own food is fun and, some would argue, an essential life skill for modern times.

Living in a city space? You can transform your garden into a slice of heavenly countryside. Do this by introducing several flowers, such as white geraniums, cosmos and lobelia, to name a few. 

There’s no limit to the type of garden space you can create with outdoor planters. Try mixing up the sizes and materials. Get creative and make an area that is stunning as well as functional and fruitful.

Outdoor planters for your office

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Most offices are dull places that are in serious need of a makeover. The office exterior is the first impression for employees and visiting clients. Outdoor planters offer the opportunity to breathe life into office entrance ways, receptions and the office itself. They help make the space inviting and visually pleasing to the eye. 

You may see restaurants and coffee shops lined with outdoor planters. They’re typically filled with luscious green plants, trees or beautiful flowers. We can’t deny how this small touch can elevate our expectations of a business as we enter or sit down. 

Plants are becoming increasingly popular inside the office too. Research suggests that plants can boost employee morale and productivity

Research also says plants improve the overall health of employees.

Introducing plants into your office, or even your home office, can be a fun and fulfilling experience. You can also get creative by using a wide range of small planters to place plants around the office. 

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Don’t be afraid to use large outdoor planters inside the office. They can drastically uplift the interior if you use big, visually stunning plants. Fiddle-leaf fig, rubber plant, Africa fig, Ficus Alii and the majesty palm are all great choices. Each does well with minimal sunlight, water and general maintenance. 

If you want to take your office plants to the next level, you could consider a living wall. This is essentially a vertical garden filled with various plants that add contemporary and minimalist chic to the office. They look great in apartment style homes too!

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Time to transform?

Outdoor planters allow you to create big (or small) and bold statements. Try using an abundance of flowers, trees, herbs or vegetables to create beautiful spaces. Whether you have a small stone courtyard or a big office, each area can be transformed into a beautiful and natural space to be enjoyed. 

Your garden will feel more inviting, and your office won’t feel so dull. Get creative and see what kind of space you can make using a variety of outdoor planters. 

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