Hello and welcome to our Garden Outline of antique planter ideas. Below you will find a summary of the benefits, main options and some design ideas we handpicked for you along with beautiful photos. Enjoy!
What are the benefits of antique planters?
- Character – antique planters share their character and can make your space more interesting
- Beautiful garden partner – antique planters create an appealing contrast with the lush greenery of a garden
- Test of time – antique pieces have been tested by time and are typically made of high quality material
- Eco-friendly – antique planters have been used and re-used over many years (or centuries!) so that’s a beautiful way to be eco-friendly
What are the main options for antique planters?
- Types: jar, pot, urn, window box, repurposed (trunk, carriage, zinc bucket, bird bath)
- Material: wrought and cast iron, stone, terracotta, concrete, zinc, marble, glazed clay
- Antique signatures: white cast on terracotta planters, patina, moss, rust, scuffs of time, unique imperfections
What follows are beautiful photos of antique planter ideas along with design options we thought may be of interest to you. If you are interested in more planter ideas, have a look at our Planter Ideas photo gallery. If it is antiques that you fancy, try Ideas to Garden with Antiques. Enjoy and happy outdoor decorating!
1. Green Pergola Arbor
Points of Interest ● antique cast iron urn planter in a vibrant rust finish ● green pergola top arbor ● mint green wooden bench ● hardwood estate plank fence ● mulched garden path
2. Louvre Windows
Points of Interest ● bronze bird bath in a rust patina repurposed as planter ● attached pergola with privacy walls ● round table with moss-covered top ● wooden sliding louvre windows ● wall mounted marine lantern style patio lighting
3. Privacy Cypress
Points of Interest ● antique fluted glazed planters in various sizes ● twin adirondack chairs ● portable fire pit ● pea gravel around stepping stone garden path ● irregular slate paving in fire pit area ● vintage bicycle deco
4. Cherubs Keeping Watch
Points of Interest ● pair of painted stone urn planters ● twin reclining cherubs stone garden statues ● cherub clamshell wall fountain ● mini wall pond ● carved stone door topper ● foresr green outdoor shutters
5. Jar with Feet
Points of Interest ● antique handcrafted terracotta jar with feet ● orange tree in banded terracotta planter ● mini raised beds flanking steps ● aged brick siding
Points of Interest ● pair of antique cast iron urn planters ● circular pond with water fountain ● slate tile pond coping ● stacked stone retaining wall ● sunroom with stone base ● boxwood hedges covering perimeter of pond
7. Rolled Rim Cylinders
Points of Interest ● rolled rim cylinder planters with bands and handcrafted fruit designs ● blue lobelia ● pea gravel patio flooring