Eighteen functional, versatile planters for your indoor garden

Eighteen functional, versatile planters for your indoor garden

Including tabletop, hanging and floor options

Whether you’re getting ready to move outdoor plants inside for the winter or just looking to add some new greenery to your space for the grey months ahead, having the right planters on hand is key. Here, find options that will fit your decor, offer drainage and are the correct size for your houseplant.

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Miniature indoor planters from Etsy

Made in Canada using biodegradable plastic, this miniature 3D-printed planter has a distinctive angular look. It’s available in multiple neutral colours, with or without a drainage hole. $38. Shop now

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Indoor Roma planter from Capra Designs

The Roma planter from Capra Designs is stylish and sculptural enough to double as a vase. This medium-size pot is over 20 centimetres wide and almost as tall, and it’s designed with drainage. $110. Shop now

Spun Metal Tabletop indoor planters from West Elm

Available in two sizes, these modern aluminum and stainless steel tabletop planters can be displayed with or without the matching stands. Plus, they’re made in a Fair Trade Certified facility in India. From $59 each. Shop now

Yelloya ceramic pots from Amazon

This pair of anything-but-basic ceramic planters is available in three colours: pottery red, light green and white. The set comes with one small and one medium pot, both with a drainage net and removable plug. $36 for a set of two. Shop now

Design Within Reach Story planter

Design Within Reach’s metal Story Planter is designed to showcase multiple plants in a compact space, but it can also be used for indoor storage. If you have more than five plants to display, there’s also a nine-bowl configuration available. $560. Shop now

Tuva black cement indoor and outdoor planter from Article

Article’s sturdy indoor-outdoor Tuva planter weighs a hefty six kilograms and is made with a concrete-stone composite material. The planter is shown here with a stand, which can be purchased separately. $139. Shop now

Pottery Barn Bungalow stoneware planter

Looking for a large floor planter for your favourite cactus or growing fiddle-leaf fig? The larger size of this Pottery Barn Bungalow stoneware planter is over 45 centimetres wide, and it comes with a wood stand. From $212 each. Shop now

Julia Berolzheimer Woven Planter from Pottery Barn

For a plant that you may want to bring outdoors in the summer months, this indoor-outdoor rattan-esque planter is the perfect home. It’s available in three sizes as part of Pottery Barn’s collaboration with design influencer Julia Berolzheimer. From $183 each. Shop now

Glencoe Small Reversible Black Metal Planter from Crate and Barrel

Available exclusively at Crate and Barrel, this minimalist metal planter can be flipped depending on the size of the plant and your desired look. It comes with a drainage hole and can be used outdoors as well as in sheltered spaces like covered balconies or patios. From $199. Shop now

Veradek Mason Series Demi six-inch planter from Amazon

This 15-centimetre indoor-outdoor planter is made in Canada. It comes with an attached tray and drainage hole, and the concrete-and-plastic material is designed to be weather and scratch resistant. $34. Shop now

Make Good Virgo Self-Watering Wall Planters from Amazon

Sold in a pack of six, these self-watering planters are designed for wall placement. You’ll have to be willing to stick some nails into your wall, but they’re meant to be easy to install and are highly rated. $55 for six. Shop now

Melphoe Two Pack Self Watering Hanging Planters from Amazon

These sixteen-and-a-half-centimetre-wide pots can be hung indoors or out, or used on a countertop with the hanging chains removed. They’re self-watering, and transparent PET plastic makes it easy to see when water levels are low. $25 for two. Shop now

Adobe Rattan Hanging Planters from West Elm

West Elm’s rattan planters are a beautiful way to display plants that are currently sitting in generic nursery pots. They’re designed to be hung from the ceiling and come with hanging hardware. $149 for a set of two. Shop now

Terra Hanging Planter from Jomo Studio

This ribbed medium-size terracotta planter can be hung or placed on a countertop, and the black metal frame is removable. There’s no drainage hole, but it can be used with a plant that’s already in a nursery pot. $60. Shop now

ÄPPELROS Hanging indoor/outdoor planter from Ikea

Ikea’s indoor-outdoor hanging planter is made with steel and galvanized steel. At about 28 centimetres wide, it’s available in three colours. $10. Shop now

Abbott Collection Home Small Woman Head Planter from Amazon

Gifting a plant to a friend? Deliver it in this fun sculptural planter, which is made of cement and can also be used outdoors in above-freezing weather. $36. Shop now

Cactus Ceramic Pots from Sheridan Nurseries

These colourful saguaro-shaped vessels are ideal for planting succulents or cacti. Available in three colours, they’re each about 15 centimetres wide. $33 each. Shop now

Ceramic Animal Pot (pig) from Chive

Perfect for your WFH desk or as a gift, this charming pig-shaped pot can hold smaller succulents and herbs. It’s made with glazed ceramic and stands roughly eight centimetres tall. $18. Shop now