We have an exciting range of stunning wooden garden and outdoor planters available, in a whole host of different sizes and styles. Available with free UK delivery to most postcodes, our wooden garden planters have been pressure treated too and boast substantial 15 year anti-rot guarantees. We also have stylish wall planters and potting benches to choose from too. Simply click on the images below to explore our range of high-quality garden planters.
According to Dictionary.com, garden planters are
"a decorative container, of a variety of sizes and shapes, for growing flowers or ornamental plants."
Garden planters (also sometimes called outdoor planters, elevated planters or raised planters) typically feature castors or legs to raise them above ground level. They are ideal for placing on any hard surfaces such as balconies, concreted areas, decking, patios, tiles, etc. Planters are popular for gardening where there is limited space and can be used for low-cost gardening in verandas in flats, outside back/front doors, etc.
Trust our wooden planters range, which is brought to you at a competitive price by the leading manufacturer, Forest Garden. All of our outdoor garden planters are pressure treated for longevity and anti-rot purposes and are supplied with a fifteen year guarantee within the cost.
Unlike raised beds, our outdoor planters are self-contained units that retain all the materials (e.g., compost, water, fertiliser, plant roots, etc.,) within the planter via a hard bottom panel. Therefore, growing space is restricted to the depth of the planter. For this reason, it is important to choose plants carefully. Choose plants with shallow roots, such as small shrubs, herbs, some vegetables, and annual flowers.
With the majority of our garden wooden planters being 2’ to 3’ high they are available at accessible heights, which is particularly ideal for an ageing family or disabled people. The elevated height offers some protection from pests and bugs that are a problem at ground level. This is particularly ideal if you are using your outdoor planter to grow fruit and vegetables.
How heavy the outdoor planter is largely dependent on the planter size and its soil capacity. Our sizes range from a compact 1’x1’ up to a sizable 6’x2’. For ultimate flexibility, we also have planters with lockable wheels, such as the Forest Linear Tall Wooden Garden Planter with Storage and Wheels, allowing them to be moved around the garden with ease.
Here are two examples from our product range, to illustrate weights at different ends of our outdoor planter size ranges:
Our advice is to move any style or size of outdoor planter with care. Almost all of our wooden planters require more than one person to lift them safely. If you need any advice on this topic, please contact us.
Whether they can be used indoors varies from one wooden planter to another. Some like window boxes and shelving wall planters are designed to be used in a fixed position.
These wooden planters are not intended for inside the home use, but if you did use them from the initial purchase you could do. Our wooden planters are more suited to placement in a greenhouse, summer house, conservatory, or other outside building. Sometimes gardeners keep planters outdoors in the summer months, but place them in outside buildings for overwintering of plants that would die in frosts (e.g., geraniums, petunias, snapdragons, etc.,)
We think so, yes! Out of all the product lines we sell, our outdoor planters for sale make an excellent gift. On their own, wooden planters make an excellent present for Mothers/Father’s Day, Anniversaries, Christmas, and other special occasions. They “come into their own” though, if you thoughtfully give a planter that is pre-planted with plants you know the recipient will love!
There is no need to look for wooden planters in your local area or “near me” as we have a substantial choice online with free delivery direct to your door. We ensure our outdoor planters remain at a price which is always competitive.
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