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17 Illuminated Planters: How To Make A Glowing Romantic Backyard

Below you’ll find a wide range of selected illuminated planters to create a nighttime glow and a magical mood. Think of the places where you can add one. Also, these are not planters painted with glow in the dark paint!

We know that lighting design is critical. Lighting alone can transform and make a good photograph simply timeless.

This holds true for an outdoor space as well. You want the backyard or your garden to look inviting and comfortable.

Illuminated planters offer a good way to make your garden or backyard romantic, inviting and mood settling.

They are versatile, weather resistant, used indoor and outdoor plus they come in many different sizes and shapes.

Others which require power, limits their ability for placement in some spaces. Use them standalone around a pool, the entrance to a home, out on the patio or a variety of other locations.

What’s more exciting is, some of these outdoor lighting devices comes with a rechargeable battery and can be turned on and off using a remote control!

These planter pots may not look to be anything out of the ordinary, although the boston ferns display very well. They can act as a light source useful in multiple ways.

They are very attractive, and they can be used ordinarily as pots or double as an ice bucket when entertaining either indoor or outdoors. They’re eye-catching glow in the dark flower pots.

Bon Décor Round Pot Planter Illuminated Planters

This white planter design is simple but yet seems very elegant. It blends well with any surrounding, and the “glow” will surely make it the center of attention.

Luminous Solar Planters Adds Nighttime Magic

These solar power flower pots come in vivid and memorable colors that emit a slight glow to excite visual interest but still keep the attention on the plants (flowering impatiens). The glow does not entirely illuminate the patio either.

This outdoor planter made from a polyethylene material lights up and emphasizes the beauty of any of your treasured flowers whether it is night or day, making them a real centerpiece of your garden. It looks nice with a potted agave and a spiller of million bells flowers.

Create a geometrically and aesthetically pleasing theme for your garden at night with these outdoor planters that will light up your path.

Their square shapes will lend a modern touch to your outdoor space.

This pot is something that we don’t see every day. The pot looks to be part of the wall, saving space.

However, it limits what could be displayed. It can act as an ambient light source as well.

The pots have different sizes, but they serve the same function. They make and attractive low glow light source.

They complement the gabion wall well and the anthurium flowers I’m sure POP in person.

A row of decorative plastic buckets in a variety of colors sits in front of a river.

What is most interesting is how the color of each planter lights up the evening path that winds next to the river and captivates your imagination. A sure attention getter!

The illuminated planter is inviting. It’s a great way to light up the pool area, and easy on the eyes. The white bird of Paradise makes an excellent companion. It’s a much better solution than having plain lamps.

These solar lighted planters are a unique way to breathe new life into your garden.

Solar illuminated planters accent your yard with color and match with the plants that are inside them. They could look attractive placed on steps leading to the back of the house.

These outdoor planters have a form similar to a vase and will light up your bouquets at night, whether it be for a candle lit dinner or simply for enjoying the great outdoors at night. A great deck addition!

An attractive light planter with a black wrought iron frame and red clay pot and plate for overflow water is positioned to provide a non-symmetrical accent in front of a brick column on an outdoor stairway.

However, you did not notice any of that since your eyes moved right to the glowing planter!

I find the design of these planters to be unique, and they blend in nicely around your home. I love how they come in different sizes and shapes like many figerglass planters and bring life to any room.

The arrangement is unusual. Backyards often use lighting as part of the way to make a simply elegant statement.

Personally, I would not use these types of yucca plants like in this image as they could get a little top heavy.

These planters make an excellent addition to a pool area. This removes the need to use lighting that is out of place.

The pots can provide a space for plants and they can light up the pool area. A striking reflection with the light off the water.

Let these illuminated planters light up your walkway at night, allowing you to enjoy your flowers and other plants even when the sun has gone down. The plants could be small trimmed boxwood shrubs.

These illuminated planters will light up a patio and bring a sense of class to any setting while still keeping a relaxing atmosphere for all to enjoy. The cycad plant compliments the setting as it grows slowly.

Illuminated planters are an excellent way to hide your lighting solutions in an elegant way. It will draw attention to your main attractions instead of towards your lighting. The planter shape makes the planting of snake plants the perfect addition.

The solar powered terra cotta looking planter is very eye-catching, and it seems to glow right before your very eyes. It will surely to stand out in any garden. Notice the small solar panel to the right of the planter.

This planter bridges two different philosophies that often stand diametrically opposed: the classic beauty of in-home foliage and the clean, concise, simplicity of modernity. The illumination is both a source of warm placidity and a way to highlight ornamental plant life.

The garden lighting technology involved with illuminated planters appears to be fairly new. Over the next few years we’ll see prices come down and more LED flower pot lighting technology be introduced.

In this article, you’ll find a wide range of selected illuminated planters to create a nighttime glow and a magical mood. [LEARN MORE]

This planter has a built-in LED light that makes it almost impossible to kill indoor plants

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  • The SimLife LED Desktop Smart Planter is small enough for a desktop, a shelf, or even a windowsill, and is powered by either a USB cable or a low-voltage adapter.
  • A built-in LED light shines down directly atop your plant, offering ample light to assist with photosynthesis.
  • It has a removable soil container that makes the initial planting process quick and easy.
  • If you love plants but can’t seem to keep them alive, this is the planter to buy.

The benefits of keeping indoor plants are proven and numerous. Indoor plants help reduce CO2 levels and boost the amount of oxygen in the air. Plants help raise indoor humidity levels, which can plummet during the cold late fall and winter months. They reduce interior particulate pollution from dust, dander, and other minute materials. And, of course, indoor plants can enhance a person’s sense of calm and happiness, too; the sight (and often the fragrance) of a vibrant, living plant can help ward off the sense of gloom brought on by interminable weeks of gray, chilly weather. Also, when said indoor plant is an herb or vegetable, you can eat it, too.

For many people, though, keeping a houseplant alive proves a surprisingly large challenge. From balancing the proper amount of light to choosing the right vessel for a given plant to giving a plant sufficient water without drowning it, people often prove less capable stewards of fauna than the natural world that begat said plant life in the first place.

If you love plants but can’t seem to keep them alive, or if you are looking to buy a gift for the houseplant enthusiast who is also an accidental houseplant murderer, then the SimLife LED Desktop Smart Planter is a must-have or must-give, respectively. (And considering this nifty little thing costs less than $20 before tax, why not make it both?)

First, let’s talk about size. If you’re hoping to procure a self-contained indoor gardening system that can be used to raise a plethora of fruits, veggies, herbs, or spices, then you probably need to look elsewhere. This planter measures just 7.1″ wide, 2.4″ deep, and about 9″ tall. It’s a great size for a smaller flowering plant, an herb you plan to keep trimmed, for slow-growing succulents, or any number of other smaller plants, but it’s a planter, not a garden.

Oh, but much sets this planter apart from a traditional little pot, mind you.

The SimLife LED Desktop Smart Planter has a removable soil container that makes the initial planting process quick and easy. You can add a layer of rocks for drainage, use potting soil, or even care for some plants hydroponically. Adding water to the planter is also simple and almost always mess-free thanks to a built-in funnel and an included pitcher that’s a perfect size for the system. But water and a growing medium are but two of the things a plant needs for life. As you probably learned in seventh grade science class (or many years before that in the schoolyard we call everyday life), plants also need light.

The SimLife LED Desktop Smart Planter is small enough to perch on a windowsill, so you could let nature handle the lighting for you here. But as this thing has a built-in broad spectrum LED light that adroitly mimics sunshine, I’m not really sure why you’d resort to that. (Also, in the depths of winter, many areas don’t even get enough light, so there’s that, too.)

The LED lighting is built into the curved top of the unit and shines down directly atop your plant, offering ample light to assist with photosynthesis. The light can be set to ON or OFF, which are pretty self-explanatory, or to a mode controlled by a sensor in the front of the unit. When switched to the AUTO mode, the LED will only switch on when it detects a certain degree of ambient light, be it from the pale light of the sun or from interior lighting switched on during the day. In this way, it offers light to the plant much as a normal daylight cycle would while still ensuring a “nighttime” rest cycle.

This compact planter is powered by either a USB cable or a low-voltage adapter, so you can set one up on your desk at work or in the dorm room, in a bedroom, on the kitchen counter, in a bathroom, or really anywhere else you want a bit of plant life regardless of the time of year and/or your location on the globe.

Buy the SimLife LED Desktop Smart Planter on Amazon for $20 (comes in 3 colors)

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This compact, semi-autonomous LED planter lets you enjoy flowers, herbs, or another prized plant even indoors in the depths of winter.