Shopping for outdoor pots requires a bit more investigation than buying pots for indoor plants. You’ll need to consider budget, location, size, appearance and most importantly how it will weather in all types of conditions. From traditional terracotta to modern metal, there are many materials and styles to choose from when picking out a planter pot. Read all about the best materials for planters in our ‘what are planters?’ guide to learn more. Discover our list of 10 best garden pots below to help you decide!
10 Best Garden Pots
Bringing timber charm to any garden is this Pine Wood Raised Trough Planter. Constructed from treated pine wood, it’ll last for years to come and provide a perfect home to your plants.
Made from steel with zinc galvanising, this silver trough planter is a great addition to any outdoor space. With clean lines and a modern feel, this planter is very well suited to planted up ferns, ornamental grasses, hostas and lots more.
This extra large planter is well suited to bigger gardens or those that want to make an impact with their container planting. In 1.8m, this high quality planter is constructed with treated timber wood and has a lovely natural finish. This wooden patio planter is well suited to anyone who likes to grow vegetables, flowers or plant shrubs.
This contemporary planter will look good wherever you put it. With a removable planter insert, it doesn’t need to be completely filled with soil, thus saving you money on compost. Its features include being lightweight, weatherproof, and including a drainage hole and bung for water release/retention.
A real statement centrepiece, this wooden trellis planter is a striking planter that is a perfect fit for climbing plants. With a diamond slatted trellis back, any climbing plants planted inside the trough will elegantly climb up the frame, creating a beautiful effect.
In a super high gloss finish, this fibreglass trough gloss planter has a special gel coat making them very hard wearing. The geometric shape of this planter suits contemporary styled gardens well and will show a fantastic contrast to its planted up contents.
Made from innovative corten steel, this cube planter will arrive looking similar to other planters; however after a few years of use, it will develop a protective rust-like surface. Due to this clever transition, no two planters are the same, making your purchase unique. With self protecting rust, this planter requires very little maintenance or painting.
Terracotta has been a gardener’s favourite pot material for many years. This tall terracotta vase planter has a traditional style with intricate detailing. Its material is slightly porous, allowing small amounts of air and water to circulate through the soil and resulting in healthier plants.
This white rimmed stoneware planter matches very well with bedding plants or other flowers. With its attractive embossed design, all your neighbours will want one! Able to resist the elements, this pot is durable and contains drainage holes to keep your plants from becoming waterlogged.
Handmade and polished with an artisan finish, this luxurious fibrestone planter will be the talk of the town once installed in your front garden! This pot is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, however if you were to use it indoors, you should place a dish underneath it to stop leakage from the drainage holes. In a weatherproof material, simply fill your pot with compost and plants of your choice and you’re good to go!