The Best Planters for Vertical Gardening

The Best Planters for Vertical Gardening
pot sizes for RailScape vertical gardening clips

Choosing the right planter for your vertical gardening clips

Vertical Gardening clips are a great way to add floating gardens to your outdoor living spaces. Choosing the right size and style planters is key. The good news is you have lots of options. In this article, we'll explore some tips to help you choose the perfect planter for your balcony garden.

The first thing to consider is the size of your planter. There are no restrictions on the height of your pot, so feel free to choose a taller planter if you prefer. But when it comes to the width of your planter, it's important to keep in mind a maximum width of 9" at or below the rim and 10" above the rim. If your base is smaller you can add a saucer to ensure you straddle both shelf bars.

I bought a 12”or 14” basket. Now what do I do?

If you've acquired a plant that's too big, fret not; this situation offers an excellent chance for creativity. You can easily divide and replant your greenery into two more fitting container. It's also the perfect opportunity to enhance the visual appeal by introducing a trailing vine, such as potato vine, creeping Jenny, or vinca, to cascade over the sides, creating a striking effect. Moreover, selecting an ornamental pot that harmonizes with your outdoor living area is another fantastic prospect. Seek out pots that complement your color scheme or inject a burst of color into your balcony space.Choosing the right planter for your floating balcony garden is easy. For a fun filled rail scaping experience just keep in mind the width of the clip’s rim and your overall outdoor living style. 

Happy gardening.

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