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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 »

Large ceramic planters allow large plants or decorative trees to be moved if necessary, provide ample room for root growth and drainage, and are typically sturdy enough to allow top heavy plants such as trees to remain s... More »

Retailers such as Hayneedle.com and Gardener?s Supply Company each run end-of-season sales on summer planters. At Hayneedle.com, popular style planters in box and modern shapes, self-watering and rectangular pots are on ... More »

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Some interesting flower bed designs include flowers planted inside an umbrella planter, a chessboard garden, flowers planted in a bed-shaped garden and flowers spilling out of an overturned pot. An individual can plant a... More »

Use a large strawberry planter to grow strawberries, herbs or succulents. Planters are available in plastic, terracotta or glazed porcelain. Their design allows several plants to grow in a small area. More »

To build a planter box, construct two equal-sized square frames to support the base and sides of the box. Attach the side panels and the base to the frames using wood glue, nails and screws, then drill holes in the base ... More »

Making your own concrete planter allows you to design the size and shape of your planter as you wish. For this project you need two containers to serve as molds for your planter, cooking oil, a paintbrush, concrete, a we... More »