Surround your balcony, porch or deck with a border of flowers and foliage! Deck railing planters increase your planting area along the length or in corners of decks or balconies.
Railing planters are available in a variety of sizes and styles which either sit on top of the railing or rest in brackets mounted on railings. In addition, you can choose styles to plant directly into or to place planted pots inside. Planters for deck railings often come as kits which include mounting hardware or brackets.
Before shopping for your deck planters, be sure to measure the length of open railing space, allowing for any fixtures or gates, and the width of the railing top. Also it is very important to ensure the railing you intend to mount your planters on is very secure and stable. Deck railing planters can get heavy, especially after wateringso make sure your railings will safely support them.
Characteristics of Deck Planters
- deck railing planters will fit on your deck, balcony, porch railings or on a fence
- add height to railing for privacy
- available in wood, resin, fiberglass and metals in a variety of widths and lengths
- ideal for low and trailing plants
- some deck planters are intended to hold pots, while others can be planted directly
- deck planter styles include straight, corner and new stacking shapes
- must select proper size to fit railing width
- must ensure railings are secure and stable, and will support the weight of deck planter
- will add height to railing, so consider height of both planter and plants if you have a view
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Lechuza Balconera Cottage Planter
Dress up your balcony, windowsill, or exterior wall with the Rectangle Lechuza Balconera Cottage Self-Watering Resin Planter, a self-sufficient planter ideal for people who travel away from home or are just too busy to tend to plants. With one removable liner in the smaller planter and two removable liners in the larger option, this mountable planter is equipped with a self-watering system that gives each plant just the right amount of water and nutrients it needs for beautiful growth. Once the irrigation system is set up properly, you can let your plants thrive alone for one or more weeks at a time, depending on the size of the plant.