For most people, the first piece of garden decor they buy is either a garden planter or a simple garden pot. There is a good reason for this as garden planters are a great low cost and low risk way to add interest to a patio, a window sill or even the side of a fence. They are also fantastic for allowing plants to be grown in areas where you can’t have an in-ground garden or where space is limited. Plus, they come in a huge variety of shapes, sizes and materials, so you can always find one that matches your tastes and your home’s style. Below are a few ideas on the different ways that you can use garden planters around your own place to make your outdoors more interesting.