There’s no shortage of planters available, in just about any size and style you might need. But if you’re working in a contemporary or urban setting, or if you want to create your own “wall” of privacy plantings, simple, rectilinear styles may work best. Blox Rectangular Galvanized Charcoal Planters, $49.95 to $69.95 from CB2, are made of matte-finished galvanized steel, for a sleek but industrial look.
Because the homeowners love blue, white and taupe, the C&H Landscaping team infused the patio with these pretty colors. Thus, blue and white planters, pillows and more make an appearance across the yard.
The living room was actually a collaboration between the homeowner and designer, who met on social media. To create the space, designer Michelle Gage sent styling instructions based on the home's floor plan, and the owner added her own small touches, like the DIY-painted planters on the mantel.
Incorporate succulents, such as Haworthia minima (left), a small evergreen plant with hard, fleshy blue-green leaves that are covered in white tubercles. It produces white flowers with pink tips. Blumz by JRDesigns, a floral and event design company, has placed it beside a potted cactus.
Hang this vertical planter on a wall, dress up a bookshelf or add life to your mantle decor. This wine crate will hold nine 4” plants, but floral designer Angela Darrah chose to only use five. She filled the remaining four cubes with mosses, kiwi vine and white mini pumpkins.
Rustic meets contemporary in the glass and wood doors that lead into the living area. Gorgeous tall houseplants in modern white planters bring life to the entryway, while a hardwood inset adds warmth to the gray-and-white tiled floor.
The elevated planting bed houses bamboo that will grow to provide beautiful cover for the front of the home. A dark wood entry is a beautiful warm-tone contrast to the white exterior walls. A spacious gravel driveway allows for easy maneuvering while plant life adds life and shade to the yard.