22 Beautiful Fall Planters for Easy Outdoor Decorations
22 beautiful fall planters & outdoor fall decorations! How to plant colorful front porch fall flower pots with mums, pumpkins, kale, & more!
Fall is such a special time of year. We can’t help feeling inspired by the colorful foliage and pumpkins, the abundant harvest, and the festive Halloween and Thanksgiving.
One of the best ways to celebrate autumn season and Thanksgiving is to create some beautiful fall planters on the front porch!
Today we will explore some fall decorations and planter ideas using Mums, pumpkins, kale, and other ornamental plants to create stunning outdoor fall flower pots!
Using Ornamental Kale to Create beautiful Fall Planters
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Purple fountain grass and bright colored peppers look amazing here with kale in fall planters.
Fall Front Porch Decorations with Mums and Pumpkins
Ornamental kale looks like a giant flower and grows beautifully in cooler fall weather. ( Via Southern Living)
Elegant farmhouse urn planter decorations for fall
This planter above with conifers makes an easy transition from fall to winter and Christmas decorations by simply replacing the kale with red berry branches!
Here are 20+ stunning winter and Christmas planters for you to check out!
Use pumpkins in fall planters
Mums and Violas are both great fall flowers for pots because they bloom beautifully in cool weather.
Add some tall grasses, kale, and tuck in a few pumpkins to create gorgeous fall planters easily. ( Via Momcrieff | Greenlifegardens )
Colorful fall pot ideas for front porch
We don’t even have t plant a fall planter! The above autumn container decoration is made with a rustic galvanized tub filled with colorful berry branches, straw, pumpkins, and dried corn. Such a beautiful celebration of fall harvest! ( Source lost, please let me know if you find the original source!)
Fall flower planters for front entry
Another favorite: Lucy at Craftberry Bush created such beautiful fall decorations with planters and pumpkins on her front porch!
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Best fall flowers for pots
Daisies, Sunflowers, Black-eyed Susan, and Marigolds are all great fall flowers for pots. Their orange and yellow colors are lovely for fall decorations and container gardens. ( Sources for both above and below images are lost, please let me know if you find the original source, thank you!)
Mix these flowers with tall grasses, blue and purple kale, and other fall decorations accents like berries, cat tails, or pumpkins to create beautiful fall container gardens.
Tall planters for front entry and porch
If you want to have some tall planters, tall urns or pots on pedestals are great ideas. Here’s an example with puple Kale, fountain grass, mums and Creeping Jenny in a classic urn. ( Source )
In addition to fall flowers, there are many beautiful foliage plants and dried seedpods which are great for fall decorations. Kimberly at Serendipity Refined always creates such beautiful fall decorations by her front entry!
Purple and burgundy potted plants in fall planters
This artistic fall container is planted with Purple Pixie Loropetalum, ‘Lemon Lime’ Nandina, ‘Fireworks’ Pennisetum, and ‘Alabama Sunset’ Coleus.
Coleus is such a great colorful plant that is so easy to grow and propagate! Check out this detailed tutorial here on how to grow and propagate Coleus!
Purple Sweet Potato plants and Purple Huecheras look great with golden mums and orange pumpkins! ( Via wildwaystogarden.com (site expired) | The Graceful Gardener )
Create a dramatic fall display with bold foliage plants such as purple rubber plant and Crotons in first set of bowl planters, or Phormium ‘Platt’s Black’, Loropetalum ‘Plum Delight’, Rudbeckia, and Zinnias in second set of planters.
Gorgeous Fall decorations in Urn Planters
Create stylish fall decorations with elegant urn planters, mums, pumpkins and kale! ( Via Stone Gable Blog)
Colorful mixed fall planter ideas
Wine-red coleus, golden Japanese Forest grass (Hakonechloa macra, zones 4 to 9) and lime-green sweet potato vine (Ipomoea batatas, zones 9 to 11) create a dramatic display. ( Source )
Below is a video tutorial on how to create your own decorative fall planters.
This artistic autumn arrangement below is made with Hydrangeas, Eucalyptus, and Physalis alkekengi (aka Chinese Lanterns ). ( Via Hensandchicks )
One more reason to plant Hydrangeas! Here’s a tutorial on how to grow beautiful Hydrangeas and how to root Hydrangea cuttings easily.
Tutorial on how to grow beautiful Hydrangeas and how to root Hydrangea cuttings easily.
Halloween planter and window box ideas
When it gets closer to Halloween, you can transform your fall decoration planters into Halloween planters easily by adding some painted black branches, a Halloween sign, or other decorative elements! ( via canadiangardening | floresdelsol )
You may also love these 25 splendid outdoor fall decorations for your porch and backyard!
Happy creating! See you next week!
Happy creating! See you soon!
I had not expected to find so many different ways to create fall planters. These ideas are awesome!
Love your ideas about mixing so many beautiful plants in containers for fall decor.
I had so much fun looking through and reading your instructions all your FABULOUS Halloween decorations! Thank you so much for sharing your creativity, your talent and your “MASTERPIECES” with all of us who adore decorating…..for any occasion! I loved all your creations….thank you again for sharing!!
Happy Halloween !!!
thank you so much sinead!! happy halloween and have fun decorating! 🙂
the way your blog looks is killer.
I had not expected such a detailed article on fall planters, but again it was awesome and incredible.
By your blog I say repeatedly that content is the real king.
So adorable pics and all the decorations are just fabulous. I can’t even pick a favourite.
hi susan! i feel the same way. just have to have multiple planters 🙂