The Best Square Planters For Your Patio & Front Porch

 

Square planters are a hot gardening trend! Lifestyle expert, journalist and interior design blogger Candie Anderson of candieanderson.com has the scoop on 25 of the best square planters for your patio and front porch!

 

I didn’t realize how much I love and appreciate gardening until June 25th. I had just learned that my aunt only had hours to live, and I was having a tough time processing I would never speak to her again. I’m the type of person who prefers working, but I knew this was the last thing I needed to do. I went outside and started working in the garden and cutting roses. It gave me such peace and for the first time in about a week, I didn’t think about anything except making sure I pruned the roses correctly so they’d bloom in 6 weeks. Being in nature is so good for the soul and in my opinion a form of meditation. I have already started pondering what fall flowers I’m going to grow, and the bulbs I’m going to plant in the yard and in containers. I’ve started shopping for square planters since I think they look so elegant and sophisticated filled with hydrangeas and a variety of flowers.

It’s no secret planters for patio gardens are more popular than ever. I’m not the only one who has found out this year how relaxing and beneficial gardening can be. Garden centers and online retailers across the country have repeatedly sold out of seeds, bulbs, and plants since the lookdown last year because people are spending more time beautifying their yards. They too have found out how relaxing gardening and spending time outdoors can be.

The summer heat may be upon us, but it’s never too early to start searching for the perfect planter for your fall mums so you can decorate your front porch! This summer I planted around 50 pumpkin plants which I can’t wait to showcase on my fall porch with my blooms. If they do produce, I will be sure to feature them here. Please think positive thoughts! 🙂 If you too are searching for a new planter for your garden, you’re in luck. Today, I’m excited to share 25 of the best square planters in a variety of styles and price ranges.

Gorgeous Metal Square Planters For Your Patio

I have purchased quite a few peony plants and hydrangeas this year at Home Depot – they have amazing prices on their plants (in season). Some of them I plan on planting in the ground but I also plan on planting others in classic square planters and modern pots. This gorgeous modern Williams Sonoma Home Larnaca Outdoor Metal Box Planter is perfection! It comes in a few sizes and will be a staple on your patio for years to come.

Williams Sonoma Home Larnaca Outdoor Metal Box Planter square planters
Williams Sonoma Home Larnaca Outdoor Metal Box Planter

 

 

Must Have Modern Square Planters

Stone planters are very popular but can be quite heavy! This must have Williams Sonoma Home Farnley Planter is actually lightweight and made of  a “composite of fiberglass and clay.” This beauty is available in quite a few different colors. I adore them all, especially in black.

Williams Sonoma Home Farnley Planter Black square planters
Williams Sonoma Home Farnley Planter Black

 

 

This stunning architectural Williams Sonoma Home Sandhurst Planter too is available in multiple sizes and colors! It is incredibly sophisticated with a modern edge. I’m obsessed.

Williams Sonoma Home Sandhurst Planter square planters
Williams Sonoma Home Sandhurst Planter

 

 

These must have handmade industrial modern Pottery Barn Mission Planters will look great on the edge of your lawn, on your back patio or near the pool. You can plant succulents, flowers, or your favorite trees in them. They’ll make a great gift for a friend, family member, and the new homeowner in your life!

Pottery Barn Mission Square Planter - Grey square planters
Pottery Barn Mission Square Planter – Grey

 

 

I love that the Mission square planter is also available in multiple colors including classic black!

Pottery Barn Mission Square Planters - Black square planters
Pottery Barn Mission Square Planters – Black

 

 

The Mission planter looks amazing paired with wicker furniture!

Pottery Barn Mission Square Planters - Black square planters wicker sofa
Pottery Barn Mission Square Planter – Black

 

 

This patio is an absolute dream! I can’t get enough of the modern wicker chaise lounges, the neutral patio umbrella, outdoor dining table, and that fabulous Crate&Barrel Square Large Indoor/Outdoor Planter.

Crate&Barrel Square Large Indoor/Outdoor Planter square planters
Crate&Barrel Square Large Indoor/Outdoor Planter

 

 

This fab modern Pottery Barn Square Adjustable Iron Lex Outdoor Planter/Plant Stand in black is ideal for indoor or outdoor use! It’ll look amazing to the left or right of your backdoor. This beauty will also look great in your living room! There are so many options.

Pottery Barn Square Adjustable Iron Lex Outdoor Planter square planters
Pottery Barn Square Adjustable Iron Lex Outdoor Planter

 

 

Steel planters are as popular as ever! They will look amazing paired with your modern patio furniture and textured outdoor pillows! I love this Veradek Metallic Series Corten Steel Planter Box. It is available in three different sizes and is currently on sale.

Veradek Metallic Series Corten Steel Planter Box outdoor square planters
Veradek Metallic Series Corten Steel Planter Box

 

 

If you love square planters as much as I do, you’ll absolutely adore these stunning West Elm Cityscape Galvanized Steel Planters – Copper. They are available in quite a few different sizes and price ranges!

West Elm Cityscape Galvanized Steel Planters - Copper outdoor square planters
West Elm Cityscape Galvanized Steel Planters – Copper

 

 

West Elm is currently having a sale on their best selling Cityscape Indoor/Outdoor Planters. They come in a few different colors and sizes and will be a staple on your patio for years to come.

West Elm Cityscape Indoor/Outdoor Planters square planters
West Elm Cityscape Indoor/Outdoor Planters

 

 

Classic Square Planters You’ll Adore

How gorgeous are these Pottery Barn cube planters? They are available in multiple sizes and in black, gray, and white to complement your patio furniture and home decor! They are classic, timeless, and will always be on-trend!

Pottery Barn Cube Planter Black square planters
Pottery Barn Cube Planter Black

 

 

Give me all the self-watering planters and I’m a happy girl! Having self-watering planters and pots is more efficient and less time-consuming. I am a huge fan of classic estate planters and am officially obsessed with this beautiful Sol 72 Outdoor Abram Self-Watering Plastic Planter Box in black. I can see purchasing a few and having them to the left and right of your front door or on the sides of your garage. There are so many options!

Sol 72 Outdoor Abram Self-Watering Plastic Planter Box Black outdoor planters
Sol 72 Outdoor Abram Self-Watering Plastic Planter Box Black

 

 

This chic and sophisticated Sol 72 Outdoor Abram Self-Watering Pot Planter is classy and efficient! I love how they featured it alongside this charming front door. It will look amazing on your front porch or back patio! It is currently on sale – under $100 with free 2-day shipping. I love that it comes in black, black, and in gray!

Sol 72 Outdoor Abram Self-Watering Pot Planter White square planters
Sol 72 Outdoor Abram Self-Watering Pot Planter White

 

 

This classic Sol 72 Outdoor Aanya Wood Elevated Planter is so popular it’s nearly sold out! It’s made of Malaysian Meranti Wood, weather-resistant, and currently on sale! This gorgeous planter also comes in a set of two. It’ll be ideal for your deck, patio, or in your garden. I can see it filled with gorgeous fall, spring, and summer blooms throughout the year!

Sol 72 Outdoor Aanya Wood Elevated Planter square planters
Sol 72 Outdoor Aanya Wood Elevated Planter 

 

 

I’m obsessed with this Better Homes & Gardens Edyth 16 Inch Square Planter (Recycled Resin). Believe it or not, but it’s super affordable at under $23! At such a great price you can purchase multiples and put them on your patio or in your garden.

Better Homes & Gardens Edyth 16 Inch Square Planter, Recycled Resin
Better Homes & Gardens Edyth 16 Inch Square Planter, Recycled Resin

 

 

This set of two gray Pottery Barn Potters Square Wooden Planters are a breath of fresh air! They will look amazing paired with your traditional or coastal outdoor furniture and decor.

Pottery Barn Potters Square Wooden Planters, Set of 2 Gray square planters
Pottery Barn Potters Square Wooden Planters, Set of 2

 

 

Square Planters With Benches

You can’t go wrong with a beautiful Pottery Barn Potters Square Wooden Planters with Bridge Bench! It’s perfect for your garden or back patio. I love that this beautiful bench is available in gray and in white!

Pottery Barn Potters Square Wooden Planters with Bridge Bench White square planters
Pottery Barn Potters Square Wooden Planters with Bridge Bench White

 

 

In fact, I think this beautiful square planter bench will make a wonderful memorial bench. You can plant your loved one’s favorite flowers in it.

Pottery Barn Potters Square Wooden Planters with Bridge Bench Gray square planters
Pottery Barn Potters Square Wooden Planters with Bridge Bench Gray

 

 

This phenomenal FURINNO Tioman Outdoor Hardwood Garden Decor Planter Bench, 1-Pack, Natural has amazing reviews! It is an Amazon home find that is available with fast free Prime shipping! 

FURINNO Tioman Outdoor Hardwood Garden Decor Planter Bench, 1-Pack, Natural
FURINNO Tioman Outdoor Hardwood Garden Decor Planter Bench, 1-Pack, Natural

 

 

Coastal Square Planters

Like many of you, I love the natural material trend, especially durable seagrass. These phenomenal West Elm Seagrass Planters are ideal for the coastal home or the natural lover!

West Elm Seagrass Square Planters planter
West Elm Seagrass Square Planter

 

 

Rustic Square Planters

I can’t get enough of this fantastic Pottery Barn Rustic Farmhouse Planter! I originally thought it was made of wood, but it’s actually handmade of cast stone.” This heavy duty planter will be a favorite for years to come! I can see planting an olive tree or topiary tree in it, how about you?

Pottery Barn Rustic Farmhouse Planter square planters
Pottery Barn Rustic Farmhouse Planter

 

 

This must have rustic industrial Amazon Basics Recycled Wood Square Garden Planter is both trendy and affordable! It is under $70 with fast and free Amazon Prime shipping. I love that if you order it today, it will be delivered tomorrow so you can start planting this weekend!

Amazon Basics Recycled Wood Square Garden Planter - 17.75" x 17.75" square planters
Amazon Basics Recycled Wood Square Garden Planter – 17.75″ x 17.75″

 

 

Trendy Industrial Square Planters

Veranda magazine is where I tend to find most of my garden inspiration these days! I recently stumbled on quite a few square planters in their magazine and have been obsessed ever since. This beautiful large Pottery Barn Industrial Planter is on my wish list. It will look great on its own or as a set on a patio. This gorgeous planter comes in the colors lead, onyx and rust and in various sizes. Which one is your favorite?

Pottery Barn Industrial Planter square planters
Pottery Barn Industrial Planter

 

 

Contemporary Square Planters For Succulents

This must have Pottery Barn Square Footed Fiber Cement Planter is ideal for the succulent lover. You can keep this beautiful planter for yourself or fill it with succulents and give it to a friend or family member! It’ll make an amazing birthday gift or housewarming present.

Pottery Barn Finley Square Footed Fiber Cement Planter square planters
Pottery Barn Finley Square Footed Fiber Cement Planter

 

 

I love that this handmade Pottery Barn Calloway Fiber Cement Square Planter has a “drain plug so you can bring your plants inside throughout the winter.”

Pottery Barn Calloway Fiber Cement Square Planter square planters
Pottery Barn Calloway Fiber Cement Square Planter

 

 

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