Alacoque. Plant Stand. September 09th , 2017.
As you can see from the materials alone, the choice is wide enough to enable you to find a stand that complements your home decor, both in color theme and style. From classic to ultra modern, suitable choices are there to be found. You will even find some attractive combination`s of these materials in some stands, such as a luxuriously carved wooden pedestal stand with a marble top.
Plant stands are both decorative and versatile and they`re not just for plants either! Actually, a nicely fashioned pedestal plant stand is ideal for displaying extra items when you`ve run out of room on your mantle or shelving. The appeal of either a living or an artificial plant is enhanced by putting it on an attractive plant stand. Unlike live plants, silk ones will allow you to enjoy greenery without putting time into watering. An artificial plant should have a stand to add to its character.
Metal stands for planters are made to last long and to go well with a range of traditional and modern decors. If you are one of those who love the idea of metal stands, you need to take some important concepts or information about it. Primarily, the designs for metal stands should remain simple to avoid pulling emphasis from the live plants or flowers. Next, it is also a good idea to choose a metal plant stand that is proportionally right with the living plants to achieve balance and symmetry.
Small and delicate plants like a pot of Primulas and huge ferns may look great if placed in a sturdy metal plant stand. However, it is very important to make sure that these metal stands are huge enough to hold any type of plant containers or planters to protect it from sudden movements and unwanted damages over time. Such type of stands can be availed from a variety of metals such as brass and cast iron. However, they can be subjected to corrosion or rusting. To make it last longer to use, you need to apply a metal sealant or a metal spray paint to ensure protection and durability.
Digging up your perennials for winterisation can be beneficial for other reasons. When flowering decreases or the plant starts to die out in the centre, it ought to be divided to stop it from dying out. This means you can kill two birds with one stone. It will also give you extra plants to make decorative displays on plant stands for next year. Some tender perennials such as lavender or rosemary like a period of dormancy in winter. It may be better to keep these in the garage or shed. They won`t enhance your indoor space so there`s no point keeping them in ornate plant stands, pots and holders. They won`t freeze but will stay dormant. Just don`t let the pots dry out. Some plants will not enjoy rooms with central heating; it will be a shock to their system and dry them out too much. If this is the case, you may find that it would be better to care for them outside.
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