Gardening Containers

Choosing Gardening Containers is in fact, pretty simple. However, even if you've done it before, arriving at the store and looking at shelf after shelf of containers can be overwhelming.

There are flower pots for a window sill garden, plastic planters, concrete planters, terra cotta pots... you name it, you'll see it!

However, with the following chart and container gardening videos, you can plan ahead and know exactly what you need before you arrive at the Mountain O' Containers.

Material Price Weight Winterproof
Metal Cheap Light Yes
Concrete Cheap to Pricey Heavy No
Wood Medium Medium Yes
Plastic Cheap to Medium Light No*
Terra Cotta Cheap to Medium Medium No

*Some planters are treated to withstand the harsh conditions of winter. Check the manufacturers label.

To Watch The Video:

Click ONCE on the small arrow at the bottom-left-corner of the screen (not the arrow in the middle of the screen) to watch this video that contains several different methods of choosing the right garden planters.

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