Bring a modern feel to your patio or home with Crate and Barrel’s Quadrant Plant Stand with Four Planters for $249. Lowe’s offers a similar version with the Allen Roth Cement Planter for $49.97. Each is constructed of durable, powder-coated steel and comes with four planter boxes. You save $200 with the slightly shorter Allen Roth version, an 80% savings.

Copper and black metal planters accent traditional and classic architecture. Smith and Hawken’s Medium Eden Park Planter from Target costs $169.15. Lowe’s offers the Allen Roth Metal Planter for $49.97. A knockout savings of $119.18, or 70%.


Galvanized buckets make excellent planters in a casual garden space. They also work as beverage holders or a catch-all for outdoor items. Pottery Barn offers their medium round Eclectic Galvanized Metal Planter for $69. An affordable alternative is available through Main St. Supply. The Galvanized Round Tub 11.5G is similar in size and costs only $21.19. That is nearly a 70% savings.


Tall zinc planters bring vertical interest to porches and patios. This 35 ½-inch tall Zinc Tapered Planter from Restoration Hardware costs $240. Crate and Barrel offers a 27 ½-inch Tall Square Zinc Planter for only $39.95, an astonishing 83% savings.

This has been a guest post by Amanda from Earth, LA
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