Larry Thomas -- Casual Living, September 1, 2009
Planters and urns take a stylish stance in gardens great and small this season. Whether oversized and classic or geometric and modern, these statement-making containers unleash noteworthy visions of pure bliss.
The Square-On-Squares Pylon spotlights a refreshing Juniper powder-coated finish, topped with a large flower basket from Achla Designs.
Designed by Randy Ouzts for Atuto, Crowned Terra Cotta
From Campania International's Smithsonian Collection, the Flights of Fancy urn in cast stone features a floral and avian motif in a classic Pietra Vecchia stain. The urn is available in eight exclusive patinas in addition to natural cast stone and three new acid stains.
From Elegant Earth, flowers spill over the English Village urn, shown atop the Large Estate pedestal.
The Cathedral Collection Standing-Lit planter from Kichler Lighting incorporates citrine glass and an angular design reminiscent of vaulted cathedral ceilings. The planter spreads a shadow onto path and patio surfaces, while illuminating potted flowers or plants.