Every home is a little brighter with some plants inside. Here are some of the best pots and planters available in Singapore.
30 September, 2022
A planter is any container in which living plants are grown. There are many different types, shapes and sizes of planters. Each size is suited to certain types of plants. Planters can be made from a number of materials including clay, plastic, glazed ceramic, fibreglass, concrete and metal. Ceramic pots are the most common type of planters for houseplants in Singapore.
Choosing the right planter is critical to ensuring the health of your plants. Making sure that your plants thrive inside is a tricky task that involves a lot of knowledge of their watering habits, light requirements, and growth rates. Growth rate is particularly relevant when choosing an indoor planter because certain plants such as the rubber fig will require repotting after a year or so.
There are a huge variety of planters on offer around Singapore. Currently, rustic planters are seeing a boom in popularity. Reclaimed or recycled wood planters have a rustic charm that compliments the naturalness of the plants. They are particularly popular for those who design with the concepts of Feng Shui, which names wood as one of the five elements. Painted ceramic pots are also very common, particularly with cutesy faces or naturalist artistic line-art.
Planters are not just decorative. There are a number of benefits to choosing the right planter which go beyond just aesthetic value. Having houseplants in the home is proven to improve the air quality, boost moods, and can even help with productivity in a home-office setting. Gardening every day is a routine activity which can strengthen concentration and bring satisfaction into your daily actions.
Harnessing the power of plants in your home can feel a little tricky if you don’t know where to start. Fear not: here are the best indoor planters currently available and information on where to buy plant pots in Singapore. Remember to check that your plants are safe for pets before purchasing – many common houseplants can be surprisingly toxic to our furry companions.
Ikea has a huge range of plants and pots which can be sold together or separately. A furniture and homeware giant, Ikea is well-known for providing high quality items at low prices. You can purchase the plant pots pictured above in a set here from Ikea for just $10.
Air pots are a revolutionary type of gardening pot which helps to promote growth. They have multiple air holes which guide the roots of the plant. The roots are naturally dehydrated, pruned and stimulated for branching by the air-pot. Read more about Air-Pots here.
Kathy’s cove is an international supplier of artisanal pots and planters. You can purchase the beautiful rattan pot holders seen above here.
Ferm living is a stylish brand of luxury pots and planters. They are known for creating daring and innovative designs such as the one above, which you can purchase here in various sizes.
Potta Plantta is one of Singapore’s highest quality planter suppliers. All of Potta Plantta’s products are individually handcrafted with the support of artisans from all across South East Asia. Browse their website here.
Rectangular pots have a unique charm that sets them apart from the classic round pot. This handmade shallow planter box is suitable for plants with small root systems like cacti and succulents.
When buying a plant pot Singapore, you cannot go wrong with Ferm Living. This ceramic white pot has a woven basket look which makes it multi-purpose – you can use it as a planter, a fruit bowl, or even just décor art.
The faith’s sunrise planter offered here at Kathy’s cove is perfect for indoor and outdoor settings.
Fibreglass is a durable material perfect for the outdoors. Purchase this beautiful fibreglass planter box here from Green Life.
This rattan plant display rack is designed to delight the plant lovers of the world. The three shelf tiers provide ample space for showcasing your prized plants as well as art and other décor items.
This fibreglass planter box by Palasa would make a gorgeous addition to a classic or contemporary home.
A rattan plant trellis is the perfect way to start cultivating your balcony garden.
The designer of this bau balcony box was inspired by the industrial surfaces of Bauhaus architecture.
Wall hanging planters provide a fresh, natural vibe that is sure to delight. This rustic mini basket planter is available here. If hanging pots interest you, take a look at the best wall hanging planters Singapore has to offer.
This brass vertical wall planter is a great choice because you can have it mounted, deconstructed, or standalone.
Another beautiful handmade design by Ferm Living, this Vanitas Flower Stone is a beautiful display pot for dried flowers.
Terracotta is a beautiful and affordable material for small and large plant pots alike. This terracotta plant pot with saucer is perfect for outdoors. Buy it here from Ikea for just $5.
Having a vegetable planter box on your balcony is a great way to make the most of your space. They are a beautiful start to a rooftop garden and you get to enjoy fresh, home-grown herbs and veggies whenever you like!
Wooden planters are beautiful – and easy to obtain! Stacking wooden planters is a simple DIY job that will result in a gorgeous, rustic plant tower.
Ceramic planters often have a natural, raw charm achieved by their unrefined surface. They are the best indoor plant pots because they are so versatile and you can paint them to look like art. Purchase the pot pictured above here or browse more examples of the best indoor pot types.
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