The benefits of Deck Planters
The benefits of Deck Planters by; Glenn Mast
A good way to attract butterflies, hummingbirds, squirrels and lots of
other creatures is to grow plants that attract those types of critters. For
anyone with a strong interest in nature or the environment, a garden full of
God's creatures is a pleasant place to be, and enjoy!
If you don't have acres and acres of space for your private garden and outdoor
areas, you may want to consider planters. Planters are made in a variety of
sizes and shapes and for a wide range of uses. Deck Planters are great for
moderate sized trees, butterfly bushes and fragrant flowers.
Deck planters are a great way to constantly change your outdoor space as
your moods or the seasons dictate. For example, in spring you may want to plant
lots of varieties of blooming or fragrant flowers, annuals, bulbs or vines.
When Fall, approaches you may want to plant a Japanese Red Maple or evergreens.
Your children may even want to grow their own pumpkins.
Deck planters are available in a lot of sizes & shapes to suit the
decor of your home. If you want a more neutral look, stay with a clear stain or
an unfinished deck planter. Cedar and Pressure Treated Pine are two of the
common woods used in planters and both have rich grains, whether they are finished
with a clear stain or left completely natural
Some people have
planters to grow vegetables for their families. Even city dwellers love the
ability to go out on the balcony or back patio and pluck fresh red tomatoes and
some herbs. Deck planters allow those with tiny outdoor spaces an interesting
way to add a country feeling to your home setting.
A deck planter can be
an exciting way for little kids to learn about plants and how they grow. By
planting seeds, watering regularly, ensuring ample sunlight or shade, kids can
grow their own miniature garden of goodies.
Although learning about plants from books is also a great way to learn, Teaching,
your kids the hands-on method of growing plants, can't be beat. Educators know
that being able to see, touch, and smell is excellent ways to reinforce a good
Author Resource: Glenn Mast is a
successful business owner of a couple websites that offer Amish
Handcrafted Products. His sites offer products and information about
Amish Made Products & decor for your home, lawn or garden.