Every spring it seems like even after the garden beds are filled and the containers are sprouting with flowers, we always want to grow more! So if all the grounds in your garden are filled, it’s time to start taking advantage of all that vertical space that you probably haven’t thought twice about. Hanging planters allow you to take advantage of otherwise unused spaces in your garden while adding pops of bright color or edible greens.
Whether you’re wanting to add a bit of vertical visual interest to your garden or introduce an indoor plant to your interior design, we’ve found some of the best indoor and outdoor hanging planters.
3-Tier Hanging Planter
These modern three-tiered hanging planters are on the smaller side but would show off your precious succulent collection.
Metal Geometric Hanging Planter
Sharp geometric lines and lots of green foliage contrast well in this unique hanging planter. Though it’s designed for outdoor use, this planter would tie in well with any modern indoor decor.
Hammered Brass Hanging Planter
If you’re looking for a statement piece, look no further! This vintage hand-hammered brass pot was made in India in the 1970s and still has its original brass chain. With a diameter of 10 inches, you could fit a wide variety of different plants.
Ceramic Hanging Planter With Geometric Details
A bit on the smaller side with a diameter of 3.5 inches, this ceramic hanging planter is best suited for a small succulent or cactus. Hand-formed and hand-glazed, this planter is designed for indoor use.
Geopot Hanging Planter
Made out of geotextile fabric, this hanging planter is washable, reusable, and has a relaxed yet modern style that would work well indoors and out.
Flower Tower Hanging Planter
If you just can’t seem to stop bringing home succulents, this is the hanging planter for you! With a unique tower design, this hanging planter can accommodate up to 30 small plants.
Hanging Metal Fish Planter
Bring your love of the ocean home with you! These adorable little fish come in a pack of 2 planters and are made out of iron. Available for both indoor and outdoor use, these planters would be a good option for English ivy or cascading flowers.
Dark Blue Ceramic Hanging Planter
Dishwasher safe and available for indoor or outdoor use, this ceramic hanging planter has a depth and width of 5 inches, making it a bit larger to accommodate bigger plants.
Leather Hanging Planter
The Etsy seller describes this product as clean, simple, and modern. I’d have to say I agree! Made out of natural cotton and real leather, this hanging planter will add a bit of class to your home decor. If you go with this option, though, be sure to rotate the planter every once in awhile to avoid darkening of the leather from the sun over time.
Handmade Globe Planter
Available in a variety of sizes to fit your needs, this large globe-style planter is handcrafted from steel.
Wicker Hanging Basket
Made out of durable, weather-resistant wicker, this traditional style hanging basket is best suited for outdoor use. To encourage drainage, this planter is lined with coco fiber.
Steel Hanging Planter
Lined with coco fiber, this large hanging planter is made out of steel and is powder-coated for rust resistance, making it a long-term option for outdoor use. With a width and depth of 14 inches, this planter could house a wide variety of large plants.
Round Ceramic Hanging Planter
Add a relaxed bohemian vibe to your interior decor with this sleek ceramic hanging planter. Some cascading ivy or a low-maintenance spider plant would be a good fit.
Natural Cotton Macrame Hanging Planter
Throw it back to the ’70s with these classic hanging macrame planters made out of 100% natural cotton. With tassels, beads, and the ability to adapt to most medium-sized planters, this is one of the more versatile options on our list.
Galvanized Metal Hanging Planter
These rustic-style galvanized planters have a unique shape that makes them a good fit for backyard porches and balconies.
Clay Hanging Herb Planter
Keep all your herbs in one easily accessible spot with this four-tiered clay hanging planter. This pot also includes soil and sweet basil, cilantro, oregano, parsley and thyme seeds.
Ombre Concrete Hanging Planter
The combination of concrete and cotton macrame in this hanging planter makes for a modern yet bohemian feel. Available in yellow, aqua, and red, these planters are best suited for smaller plants, flowers, or succulents.
Steel Wire Hanging Planter
Bring some chicken coop vibes to your garden with this large wire hanging planter. With a coco lining, this hanging planter would work well for plants requiring well-drained soil.
Galvanized Steel Hanging Planter
If you’re thinking about growing strawberries this summer, check out this galvanized steel planter. Convenient pre-drilled holes allow for more room for the berries to grow through.
Glass Hanging Planter
For a delicate, decorative option, check out this glass hanging planter. Though it may not hold plants long term, this planter could display your fresh cut garden flowers in your kitchen or living room.
Rattan Hanging Planter
Supported by a strong, galvanized steel frame, this rattan hanging planter is lined with plastic to allow for indoor or outdoor use. A fern would be especially well suited for this planter!
Fabric Hanging Planter
Featuring tree side pockets in addition to the main planter, this hanging planter made out of fabric is ideal for a small herb garden. Available in eight different colors, these planters are made out of 100% recycled material!
Mid-Century Brass Hanging Planter
This vintage, mid-century-style hanging planter will add a bit of gold flair to your living room.
Polka Dot Concrete Hanging Planters
This pack of three polka dot hanging planters features a drain hole and plastic plug for plants requiring well-drained soil. Their heavy duty concrete design allows for indoor and outdoor use, and the cord can be tied up or down to adjust the height of the planter.
Dual-Fabric Hanging Planter
Made out of washable and reusable fabric, this dual hanging planter can work indoors or out and would house ornamental plants well.
Cast Iron Hanging Planter
This Victorian-style cast iron hanging planter will hold up to the elements and accommodate your larger outdoor plants.
Hexagonal Wall-Mounted Hanging Planter
If you don’t have a lot of space for plants, consider taking advantage of your vertical wall space with this planter. Herbs and succulents are well-suited for these planters.
Brass Hanging Planter With Antique Finish
With a hand-applied copper finish, this classic, elegant planter is available in both a large and small size. With a heavy duty chain and S-hooks, you can rest assured that your planters are sturdy and can stand up to wind and rain.
Hanging planters have easy access for watering and plant maintenance, making them a fun project for kids or grandkids. Nothing is quite as rewarding as seeing the reaction on a child’s face when they grow their first plant!
As for indoor use, there are a wide variety of styles available that will match your current decor. And adding some air-purifying plants to your kitchen or living room is always a good idea.