DIY Deals: Container Gardening - Bob Vila

DIY Deals: Container Gardening

Container Gardening - DIY Deals


Whether you’re a city dweller, rural resident, or citizen of suburbia, container gardening is a convenient way to get the best of the backyard on a small, manageable scale. Rectangular planters are ideal for the patio or a balcony vegetable garden, but circular containers and urns are perfect for the gardeners wishing to plant for purely aesthetic purposes. With the middle of summer upon us, there are some fantastic deals to be taken advantage of. We’ve done the bargain-hunting for you; all you need to do is get to the store and start your DIY project today!

The galvanized metal planter from Privet House for Target is a chic and space-conscious option for the smaller-scale container gardener. At 50% off this weekend, it comes to a smart $17.49.

Restoration Hardware, from $130

Restoration Hardware, purveyor of all things luxurious and substantial, has deals on five lines of planters. If you’re looking for something that makes a statement and lasts forever, take a look at the Estate Zinc Collection, with styles from $130 on sale.

Perfect for a small vegetable garden and designed in traditional cedar, The Home Depot offers Blue Marble Designs’ 40-inch planter at $43.45.

Wayfair, $115

If it’s minimalist appeal you’re looking for—but you don’t want to pay modern art prices—Wayfair offers an affordable 30-inch planter by Gus Modern, fashioned in stainless steel with contemporary styling.

As always, Amazon offers affordable options for the spontaneous DIY container garden project. With 10% savings this weekend, the Adams 36-inch planter is only $29.77., from $129.98

For longer-rooted plants, cedar planters in either 41-inch or 70-inch sizes are available for 35% off from (prices begin at$129.98). Bonus: you’ll get free shipping this weekend.

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