Taking care of and furnishing your home is a duty to be respected always, because the house reflects the character of everyone and needs to be treated in detail; for this reason it is necessary to pay close attention to both internal and external environments, in order to harmonize everything with a few moves. Installing outdoor planters is a good solution to keep the flower beds and flowers in the garden in order, enhancing the aesthetic appearance of the property and giving a touch of elegance to the garden, in fact, in addition to being very functional, outdoor planters are also a piece of furniture for home care.
There are several models of outdoor planters on the market, which allow you to satisfy any type of need, adapting to any type of furniture or architectural style; much used are the classic planters, which extend longitudinally, in fact they are very spacious, favoring the growth of several plants at the same time. This type of longitudinal planters is mainly used in public spaces, where there is the need to save space, allowing more plants to grow in the same space. As for the outdoor planters used for homes, the wall planters and the suspended planters stand out, both used for small or medium-sized plants; the wall planters are applied directly near the walls of the house, giving the facade a very naturalistic and at the same time elegant aspect. Instead, the suspended outdoor planters are tied with a light and thin chain that allows to enhance the aesthetic aspect of the house; finally, there are outdoor planters with grids, widely used for climbing plants that can grow in complete freedom, or to create outdoor separators in various public places. There are also many materials used for the construction of outdoor planters, such as terracotta, wood, concrete, PVC and natural fibers.
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Terracotta is the most used material for outdoor planters, because it offers many advantages; first of all a porous material that manages to transpire the soil in which the plant is inserted and, manages to drain any excess water. Terracotta is the ideal material for outdoor planters, since, being of natural origin, it is not perceived by plants as foreign and, above all, eco-sustainable, as it does not pollute the environment; moreover, its reddish color allows the planters to adapt to any type of furniture and architectural style.
Wood is also a valid alternative for outdoor planters, as a material with a natural elegance that allows it to adapt to any environment and enhance the home. Being a material of natural origin, it does not pollute the environment, but is biologically degraded without any kind of problem; the wooden outdoor planters are made with solid wood, that is taken directly from the trunks of the trees to give greater strength and durability over time. Wood needs constant maintenance to fully show off its elegance and beauty, because atmospheric agents could damage it; moreover, thanks to its flexibility, the wood for outdoor planters can be decorated with inlays and motifs of various kinds.
Another material widely used for outdoor planters is concrete, a material very resistant to atmospheric agents that can be shaped according to personal needs; moreover, the concrete can be left in its original color, or covered with natural stones. This type of outdoor planter is used above all for public environments that need very large pots, suitable for containing a different number of plants.
PVC is a recently discovered material, but which has been very successful in the field of outdoor planters, as it is very resistant to atmospheric agents and is able to withstand sudden changes in temperature, without changing its appearance over time. PVC is an insulating material, in fact it manages to keep the temperature of the soil of the plants constant even in cases of strong thermal excursions, allowing the plants to live well; despite being a derivative of petroleum, PVC does not pollute, but it can be 100% recycled and reused for the creation of other objects. PVC planters are not afraid of humidity, as they are hydrophobic and also fireproof and, moreover, they can be of any color and shape, according to everyone’s tastes and needs.
Finally, natural fibers are also widely used for outdoor planters, especially for those suitable for containing small and medium-sized plants; the natural fibers are very light, but very resistant and give a touch of elegance to the environment in which they are inserted. They are eco-sustainable, as they are natural materials that can be disposed of without harming the external environment.