Recycling centers commonly accept large plastic planter boxes, while a few curbside recycling companies pick up large planter boxes. Some gardening centers also accept large plastic planters and may be able to recycle th... More »

Outdoor planter boxes can be made of resin and mounted on legs with a convenient shelf beneath. Other raised planter boxes are made of cedar. They can be square or rectangular, made of molded plastic and come with their ... More »

A large copper planter filled with fall-blooming flowers and grasses and branches full of fall berries looks good on the edge of a step leading up to the front door. The colors should complement each other. More »

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