This modern trough-style planter can be placed in gardens, and along driveways and walkways to grow flowers, herbs and vegetables. The raised planter, made of Zincalume steel and sold by Gardener's Supply, is 15 inches high.
A metal trough-style planter compliments the gray tones in the begonia and reindeer moss. If you aren’t sure your container is waterproof, line it with a heavy piece of plastic and add a base layer of rocks to help with drainage, advises floral designer Angela Darrah.
When storing garbage and recycling bins inside the garage isn’t an option, make lemonade out of lemons and transform their hiding place into a flower bed. This wooden lattice enclosure from Rowlinson Garden Products features a lined plant trough on top.
Durable concrete pavers, a custom dining set with a planter trough running down the center, outdoor art by Kim Chesney and graphic, cool wicker chairs give a chic, international attitude to this outdoor space.