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96 Innovative Planter Designs

From Indoor Greenhouses to DIY Garden Accessories

— May 15, 2014 — Eco
With summer just around the corner, gardening enthusiasts are sure to love these practical and innovative planter designs. From self-watering pots to compact greenhouse accessories, these botanical inventions are designed to be eco-friendly.

Whether you’re sprucing up a backyard garden or building a custom green wall within your home, these are just some of the many great options that will help meet a wide variety of user needs. Suspended terrariums, cigarette-butting planters and prehistoric DIY plant holders are just some of the unique and innovative planter designs that are sure to kick your gardening habit into full swing this summer!

Get ready for the summer season ahead and embrace an eco-conscious hobby wherever you are with these modern and modular garden accessories.
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Playful Stemmed Planters
Playful Stemmed Planters
Each Individual Urb Garden Emulates the Sprouting Form of a Single Flower
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95
Coffee Ground Planters
Coffee Ground Planters
The POTHRA is Produced by Repurposing the Remnants of Your Morning Brew
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94
Painting-Inspired Planters
Painting-Inspired Planters
These Gardening Appliances are Made to Resemble Still Life Paintings
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93
Vibrant Spongy Vases
Vibrant Spongy Vases
InVaso by Stefano Claudio Bison is Unconventionally and Playfully Textured
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92
Pliable Steel Planters
Pliable Steel Planters
The Stampvase is an Organically Inspired Decor Piece
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91
Hollow Book Planters
Hollow Book Planters
The YOY Design Studio Has Created This Modern Book Planter
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90
Prehistoric Plant Accessories
Prehistoric Plant Accessories
These DIY Dinosaur Planters by Mandy Crandell are Fiercely Fun
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89
Swine-Shaped Planters
Swine-Shaped Planters
The Piggy Pot Helps Grow Your Greens and Save the Planet
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88
Deceptive Book Planters
Deceptive Book Planters
These Outdoor Planters are Made from Cutout Vintage Books
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87
Polka-Dot Planters
Polka-Dot Planters
This Crafty Collection of Ceramic Planters Works Both Indoors or Outdoors
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86
Recycled Bottle Water Planters
Recycled Bottle Water Planters
The Wine Bottle Plant Nanny is a Classy Way to Keep Greenery Alive
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85
Practical Pyramid Planters
Practical Pyramid Planters
'Parramyd' by Studio KG Grows Vines Through Its Prisim-Like Structure
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84
Avant-Garde Avian Planters
Avant-Garde Avian Planters
This Stefano Merlo Design is for the Birds
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83
Chain-Mounted Planters
Chain-Mounted Planters
The Necklaces Hanging Vase Series Turns Flowers into Jewel-Like Ornaments
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82
Playful Planter Sculptures
Playful Planter Sculptures
Plant the Future by Paloma Teppa is Modern and Youthful
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81
Geometric Gemstone Planters
Geometric Gemstone Planters
Brooklyn-Based Artist Cody Hoyt Creates Geometric Planters
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80
Minimalist Stone Planters
Minimalist Stone Planters
This DIY Activity Transforms Ordinary Pieces of Stone into Chic Planters
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79
Branched Geometry Seating
Branched Geometry Seating
The Air Bench by Alessandro Di Prisco Allows for Modular Configurations
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78
Submerged Whale Planters
Submerged Whale Planters
The Mobi Whale Vase Offers a Whimsical Oceanside Feeling to Your Table
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77
Hi-Tech Amplifying Planters
Hi-Tech Amplifying Planters
The i-Flower is a Multitasking Object to Satisfy Three Senses
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76
Display Case-Like Planters
Display Case-Like Planters
These Minimal Plant Containers Display Hydro Plants Beautifully
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75
Quirky Hand-Held Planters
Quirky Hand-Held Planters
These Indoor Planters are Shaped Like Cupped Hands
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74
Sentimental Wire Planters
Sentimental Wire Planters
This Heart-Shaped Wall Planter is Creatively Made From Chicken Wire
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73
Miniature Picket Fence Planters
Miniature Picket Fence Planters
The Indoor Allotment Provides an Adorable Way to Hold Your Plants
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72
Stem-Holding Flower Planters
Stem-Holding Flower Planters
The Orchid Pot by Yeonju Yang is Streamlined and Sophisticated
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71
Digitally-Controlled Plants
Digitally-Controlled Plants
The ‘Click & Grow Smartpots’ Are Operated Via Technology
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70
Adorable Egg Carton Planters
Adorable Egg Carton Planters
These Mini Egg Landscapes are the Perfect Easter Decorations
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69
Illuminating Majestic Planters
Illuminating Majestic Planters
These Lit Up Patio Planters are Bound to Make Your Garden Glow
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68
Potted Plant Furnishings
Potted Plant Furnishings
The Green Pads Table Offers a Surface Specifically for an Indoor Garden
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67
Playful Interactive Planters
Playful Interactive Planters
The Tourn'N'soul Flower Pot Responds to a Room Full of People
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66
Plant-Packed Mirrors
Plant-Packed Mirrors
The Bel.vedere Can be Cultivated with Greenery or Stocked with Possessions
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65
Explosive Self-Watering Planters
Explosive Self-Watering Planters
Green Dynamite Flower Pot Wicks H2O for an Eruption of Lush Life
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64
Modular Herb Planters
Modular Herb Planters
The KiGA Kitchen Garden by Hurbz is Stylish and Convenient
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63
Clever Reservoir Planters
Clever Reservoir Planters
The Plant Pod Keeps Foliage Fed with Minimal Intervention
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62
Terrific Two-Tier Planters
Terrific Two-Tier Planters
The Sweet Pot Soaks Up Every Drop of H2O to Feed Two Leafy Communities
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61
Railing-Specific Garden Pots
Railing-Specific Garden Pots
Urban Gardening is Made Easy with These Special Balcony Planters
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60
DIY Chalkboard Planters
DIY Chalkboard Planters
This DIY Tutorial Explains How to Convert Plant Pots into Chalkboards
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59
Twig-Fostering Flower Pots
Twig-Fostering Flower Pots
The good3studio Rootcup Helps You Cultivate Delicate Plant Cuttings
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58
Modular Mountainous Planters
Modular Mountainous Planters
Ma-ce-ta by Pott Boasts Modern Geometric Shapes
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57
Beaming Potted Plants
Beaming Potted Plants
The Bucketlight Combines a Flower Pot with a Light Fixture and a Power Plug
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56
Plug-In Planters
Plug-In Planters
The 'Modern Sprout Plug-In Planter' Makes Growing Plants Effortless
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55
Modular Pyramid Planters
Modular Pyramid Planters
The Microgarden by Tomorrow Machine Allows for Indoor Gardening
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54
Disposable Parametric Planters
Disposable Parametric Planters
Paper Vase is a Simple Captivating Cover for an Insipid Stem Holder
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53
Compact Fuzzy Planters
Compact Fuzzy Planters
The Felt Pods by Flip & Tumble is Warm and Cozy
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52
Hanging Twine Planters
Hanging Twine Planters
TW Workshops' Green Home Accessories Are Suspended
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51
Observatory Vegetable Growing Kits
Observatory Vegetable Growing Kits
These Transparent Window Planters Let You Observe Germination
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50
Soil-Sagging Planters
Soil-Sagging Planters
The Si Silicone Flower Pot Helps You Keep on Top of Your Watering
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49
Wall-Mounted Pland Holders
Wall-Mounted Pland Holders
A Wall Planter Will Really Up Your Outdoor Decor Game
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48
Hybrid Bookend Planters
Hybrid Bookend Planters
Add Lovely Flowers to Your Bookshelf with the Terracotta Bookend Vase
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47
Upcycled Party Cup Planters
Upcycled Party Cup Planters
This DIY Activity Turns Plastic Cups into Lovely Pieces of Decor
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46
Slogan-Encouraging Planters
Slogan-Encouraging Planters
The ‘I Will Survive’ Plant Pot Keeps Your Plants Motivated
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45
Clay Planter Characters
Clay Planter Characters
Stella Baggott Creates Adorable Pottery Full of Personality
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44
Upcycled Glassware Greenhouses
Upcycled Glassware Greenhouses
PLANTATION by Alicja Patanowsk is Doubly Environmentally Conscious
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43
Upcycled Coconut Planters
Upcycled Coconut Planters
Add Some Tropical Charm to Your Decor with These DIY Coconut Planters
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42
Glass Pendant Planters
Glass Pendant Planters
The 38 Series by Omer Arbel is Part Pot, Part Lamp
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41
Transparent Upside Down Pots
Transparent Upside Down Pots
The Sky Planter Clear Provides More Light for and Insight into Roots
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40
Cracked Footpath Planters
Cracked Footpath Planters
The Force Flower Pot Gives the Illusion that a Seedling Split Cement
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39
Compact Fogponics Planters
Compact Fogponics Planters
The Pod by Greenfingers Utilizes the Dominaero Propagation System
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38
Minimalistic All-White Planters
Minimalistic All-White Planters
'224porcelain Pottery' is an Adorable Alternative for Home Plants
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37
Neon DIY Planters
Neon DIY Planters
The Brick House's Pottery Tutorial is Fluorescent
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36
Perky Critter Planters
Perky Critter Planters
The Animal Ceramic Pots by Miriam Brugmann are Darling Companions
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35
Suspended Vessel Fixtures
Suspended Vessel Fixtures
The Mono Hanging Planter Line Promotes Stylish Plant Decor
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34
Revamped Traditional Planters
Revamped Traditional Planters
The Herb Terracotta Pot Takes on a Geometrical Aesthetic
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33
Contemporary Concrete Planters
Contemporary Concrete Planters
The Plantrellis Collection by Luca Nichetto is a Living Divider
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32
Personified Planter Projects
Personified Planter Projects
This DIY Face Pot Helps Give Personality to Mundane Greenery
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31
Faux Layered Pots
Faux Layered Pots
The PALMA Planters are Inspired by Palm Trees
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30
Sculptural Suspended Greenery
Sculptural Suspended Greenery
Plant Bondage Presents Indoor Vegetation in a Very Atypical Way
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Skeletal Plant Holders
Skeletal Plant Holders
CELLA by ecoid Can be Mounted on Walls or Made to Stand Alone
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28
Modular 3D-Printed Planters
Modular 3D-Printed Planters
These Mini Planters Evenly Disperse Water to Each Pot
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Plug Cover Flower Pots
Plug Cover Flower Pots
These Switch Plate Planters Have a Greener Second Life
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Quirky Architectural Vases
Quirky Architectural Vases
These Kalki'D Flower Pots Make Masonry Material Playful
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25
Modular Green Wall Accessories
Modular Green Wall Accessories
These Shane Powers Ceramic Wall Planters are Eco-Conscious
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Visibly Thirsty Vases
Visibly Thirsty Vases
The Communication Pot Exhibits its Consumption with an Adjacent Water Bottle
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Self-Watering Eco-Planters
Self-Watering Eco-Planters
Let’s Patch Allows You to Grow Herbs Easily in Your Own Home
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Indoor Vegetation Planters
Indoor Vegetation Planters
The Windowfarms Allows You to Grow Fresh Vegetables All Year Round
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Upcycled Glass Planters
Upcycled Glass Planters
These Rustic Glass Jar Planters are Made Using Upcycled Mason Jars
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Model Townhouse Plant Pots
Model Townhouse Plant Pots
The Metaphys Ienami Planters Combine Endearing Sculpture and Greenery
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Pet House Planters
Pet House Planters
Mini Garden-Topped Pet Homes by Pousse Créative
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Suspending Upside Down Planters
Suspending Upside Down Planters
These Hanging Garden Planters Give Your Plants Room To Grow
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Self-Watering Planters
Self-Watering Planters
iGrow by Psychic Factory is a Pot That Absorbs Water on Its Own
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Recycled Wine Bottle Planters
Recycled Wine Bottle Planters
These Designs by Amanda Parker are a Stylish Addition to Any Home
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Cigarette-Butting Planters
Cigarette-Butting Planters
The Cindy Ashtray by Frantz Brougere Helps Plants Grow
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Cute Cloudy Planters
Cute Cloudy Planters
The Rainy Pot Evenly Distributes Your Watering Efforts Like Natural Showers
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13
Transparent Handmade Planters
Transparent Handmade Planters
The Brick House 'DIY Terrarium' is Customizable
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12
Cardboard Crate Planters
Cardboard Crate Planters
Flora Box Planters Make Scrappy Look Smart
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11
Upcycled Ornament Planters
Upcycled Ornament Planters
These Terrariums are Made From Old Unused Christmas Tree Decorations
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Rustic Wooden Crate Planters
Rustic Wooden Crate Planters
Add a Rustic Touch to Your Indoor Plants with This Helpful Guide
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Wine Bottle Terrariums
Wine Bottle Terrariums
The Potting Shed Sedum and Moss are All-Round Eco Environments
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8
DIY Mini Clay Planters
DIY Mini Clay Planters
Turn a Simple Piece of Clay into a Chic Indoor Planter with This Tutorial
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7
Recycled Furniture Planters
Recycled Furniture Planters
Da Morto a Orto is a Shining Example of Eco-Friendly Ingenuity
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Compartmentalized Countertop Gardens
Compartmentalized Countertop Gardens
The Planto System Encourages Domestic Food Production
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5
Illuminating Plant Habitats
Illuminating Plant Habitats
Pendant Glass Light Terrariums Embody Dual-Function Design
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4
Hi-Tech Hydroponic Planters
Hi-Tech Hydroponic Planters
The PlanTree Helps You Grow Quality Organic Food in Your Own Home
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3
Reusable Package Planters
Reusable Package Planters
Taste Packaging Invites the Cook to Sew his Next Supper
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2
Upcycled Concrete Planters
Upcycled Concrete Planters
This DIY Activity Turns Big Blocks into Chic Outdoor Decor
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1
DIY Magnetic Cork Planters
DIY Magnetic Cork Planters
These DIY Cork Planters are Cute and Easy to Create
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