These porch-step containers begin with bright pink and yellow zinnias. Cooler “filler” flowers, such as purple verbenas and blue calibrachoas are added to create contrast with texture and color. Opt for inexpensive plastic planters that are weatherproof a
Dollar Store, cheap, light and effective large planters - plastic planter changed into a work of "iron" art using Iron Refinisher and Instant Rust. A touch of copper refinisher and green patina adds interest.