How to Choose the Right Plant Container

With so many different types of plant containers available, how do you choose the right one for each of your unique designs? There are many factors to consider. Will the planter be used inside or outside? Will it be placed in a high traffic area or a quiet corner office? How often will you be performing maintenance calls? Once you answer these questions, the chart below should help you determine the plant container best suited for your needs. (Click image to enlarge).

Planter Pros and Cons


What other advantages and disadvantages do you see when using each of these types of planters? 

Melanie is a plant enthusiast and expert contributor at and Melanie's experience in internet marketing, business management, and horticulture allows her to bring a unique perspective to the community. Melanie received a Bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership from Purdue University and is the Marketing Director at NewPro Containers.

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