Alita. Plant Stand. September 27th , 2017.
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.
The level of winter protection required depends on where you live and how exposed your garden is. For example, in a sheltered city garden, you may get away with not protecting tender plants at all. Depending on your circumstances, you may be able to simply move plant pots and plant stands to a sheltered area of your garden. For plants that require warm environments that are potted or small enough to be dug up, simply move them indoors for the winter. Summer flowering bulbs can be dug up and dry stored in a frost free place. For larger plants and trees that are in-ground, you`ll have no option but to nurse them through the freezing conditions, using horticultural fleece and a heavy mulch covering.
If you are displaying greenery, then a white or metallic color stand will suit it just fine. For flowering plants, you need to make sure that the color of the blooms pop. If that`s the case, you need to choose a metal plant stand in either a neutral color, such as black or white, or a complimentary color. If your flowers are yellow-colored, for example, they will pop against a blue or dark-colored stand.
Here`s where your choice of plant stand pattern can really make a difference. The good thing about wrought iron plant plunks or stands is the fact that can be decorative without the plants. Simply put, if you put some bended ironworks in the garden, the garden itself would take care of the colors while the plant plunk takes care of the style. Now if you have a well-chosen plant plunk, your garden would really look good.
An outdoor plant stand is typically used to add height to potted plants. Other benefits include a decorative way to group plants together, such as herbs or flowering plants, and outdoor plant stands can also provide more ground space for additional pots of plants or other outdoor items. They can also be used as a place for indoor plants when bringing them inside for the day or season. Prices vary on average from less expensive, about ten to fifty dollars, to more expensive, about one to three hundred dollars. Many different designs can be found on the Internet (at online merchants, auctions, or classifieds), at local garden stores and larger retail stores that offer gardening supplies, or even through the newspaper. Another factor in the price will be in the specific characteristics or features you want or need from the stand.
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