June 19, 2010 by Robin Plaskoff Horton
What mood is you garden in? Consider adding some subtle lighting to your outdoor space. Although they vary in design, quality, and price, there are a number of garden containers on the market that do double duty–functioning as plant pots during the day, moonlighting as glowing fixtures at night. The Italian company, Plastecnic, designs, manufactures, and sells nothing but pots–some illuminated, some not, all quite stunning.
These solar pots by GardenGlo (regularly $230, now available for $123.20) do triple duty–they are containers, lights, and at the same time eco-friendly:
A few from their unlighted spectrum:
Currently a design in progress, Plastecnic’s “Fit Pot” is a planter with reverseable top and bottom that can be turned upside down to acommodate either a large or small plant, and one fits inside the other: