Entrance & Step Garden Planter Ideas!
The entrance to your home tells the world a lot more about
you than you think.
Virtually all entrances will benefit from potted garden planters. It’s a decorating delight and an easy way to
soften harsh lines. You can add color,
fragrance, and beauty to your front entrance by placing colorful planters around
overflowing with grasses, succulents, flowers, shrubs, or palms. So many choices.
The choice of a container will depend on the size of the
area around the entrance and the design you are looking for. Do you want the pottery to be brightly
colored and filled with small flowers so the attention is on the planters? How
about a large terracotta pot overflowing with green ivy and a palm shooting out
the top opening of the pottery. You will
notice the plants and not the container on that type of style & design.
Are you going for a contemporary look with planters that
have smooth lines, mono colors, and clean lines, or a more formal entrance design
with a garden urn or towering vase?
Maybe you don’t have a lot of space but you do have steps
leading up to your front porch. You can
place two larger garden containers framing each side of the front door. If you have only the steps to work with, try
placing smaller pots on the different levels of steps, up next to the railing
so that they won’t be obstructive and cause issues.
When it comes to the planting materials for any of the
entrance pots suggested above, just look at how much sun or shade they will
get. Are they under a porch awning or
exposed to direct sunlight all day. Once
you select the perfect planters, filling them will not be an issue but a super
Lastly, whatever style, size, or planting materials you
choose, please, please, please keep them cleaned up, watered, fertilized, and
well maintained. It won’t matter how
much you spend on a garden planter if they are ignored and not taken care of.