not all of us having as much garden space as we would like – Hanging
Planters are a great solution to small space gardening. In fact with so
many people living in towns and cities – apartments and condos sometimes
we can only grow things in planters and pots.
Hanging Planters can come in all shapes and sizes – check out this air
From contemporary and up-market, to homemade and well boarding on
“Hokey” – it seems gardeners will make a hanging planter from just about
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HANGING BASKET AND HANGING
What's the difference you may wonder between hanging planters and
hanging baskets – well hanging planters it seems covers a “multitude of
sins” or just about anything hanging that has plants in it – while
hanging basket the “refined and fancy cousin” is a “conforming” round
It is true the hanging planters did indeed come often from humble
beginnings – in fact in looking at all the types of things that have
been used as planters it is amazing.
We have found plastic bottle being recycled into hanging planters, old
tires being transformed, even pieces of clothing - yes who knew !!!
HANGING PLANTER IDEAS
We here at Myhangingbaskets.com and gardensquirrel.com are all about
recycling so if you can use it as a hanging planter and it can look good
then well why not.
Here are some ideas….
Plastic pots and bottles recycled – you may have heard of the upside
down hanging planter developed for tomatoes – promoted as the “topsy
Well it seems a large number of gardeners have taken it upon themselves
to make their own upside down hanging planters to grow their tomatoes…
Seen here is just such a creation…. How creative is this.
“MAINSTREAM” HANGING PLANTERS
there are hanging planters that are “mainstream” – the traditional
hanging basket shapes while still very popular has given way to
completion from the very popular cone shaped hanging planters.
Cone shaped planters really look a little like ice-cream cones where the
plant takes the place of the ice-cream and then spills its way over the
sides creating a great effect.
Cone shaped hanging planters come in a wide range of styles from super
contemporary using stainless steel or bright colored plastic to the very
soft and natural using moss, and vine to form lovely combinations as
Cone shaped hanging planters are great for top planting – and their
design actually enhances the plant creating an overall appealing and
FUN HANGING PLANTERS
It is great to see things creatively recycled and reused – even made
more beautiful – then arguably they were before.
Here a creative person has taken an old tire and given it new life.
In the photo above, a British Police Officers decided to decorate their
station with decommissioned Police hats – turned Planters.
HUMOROUS HANGING PLANTERS
Well to end off with a little humor – this “redneck” hanging basket
photo was sent to us.
It seems to have caused a stir as now on the web from the UK to the USA
even down under in New Zealand and Australia there are more and more
photo popping up of people using bras and even men’s underwear as
hanging planters – a conversation piece at the very least.