Aluminium Metal Herb Planter

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A repurposed, recycled metal handmade herb planter, in Aluminium 

Designed to be suitable for small area, but nice and long for peppers, salad leaves, herbs or any other seeds for container gardening, I supply with a rubber edging trim which can be removed or left in place depending on personal preference, but it is there to protect again any sharp edges. 

All my planters will come with a removable rubber trim on the top edge, this is because they may have sharp edges. I have left the trim as removable, if you want to make it more permanent a dab of glue will fix it. 

It fits many supermarket herb pots ….. the image shows some purchased from not just any supermarket but simply …..guess the rest 🙂

Will be made and shipped by UK Mainland courier service in a couple of days. 

This is an opportunity to purchase a handmade, of my own design, repurposed, recycled steel coated metal roofing material, I don’t mass produce, I sell direct never via Garden centres so this does make the planters a conversation piece if nothing else, why don’t you dare to be different 🙂

The material is 0.09mm gauge, The planter super lightweight, and very suitable for indoor or outdoor use, designed with a rubber trim gripping the top edge, and  manufactured in 2 parts which are riveted together on the rear seam. This means that the base rests on the front inner of the box it isn’t water tight. 

To enable it to be waterproof the planter would need to be lined with something like a pond liner, but anything will do, even some kitchen foil! 

Approx Size; 

10cm (100mm) High

40cm (400mm) Long

10cm (10mm) Deep 

Please do read more about the the material, in the description below. 

5 in stock

I will happily gift wrap in clear cellophane with white dots, then brown paper and ribbon, if you would like a note adding please select the Gift Card option and let me know what message to send.

I will happily despatch directly, and include your message at no additional charge.
This will be a simple plain note containing any message you ask. If you would like me to wrap the item in cellophane and brown paper with ribbon please select the gift wrap option also.

Item will be shipped in 1-3 business days
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This is a lovely bright metal planter is bound to draw attention.  Due to the nature of my repurposing the material I use is likely to have the odd scratch,  which is mainly why it was originally destined for the scrap heap.

I would like to stress the surface marks in no way detrimental to its usefulness as a planter. Just remember these marks are all unique to your planter, and you are helping the environment in a small way by purchasing my repurposed roofing materials. 

All of the planters are handmade by me, owing to the nature of the process the measurements given are as accurate as I can be, this is really important, so I do stress the fact as I am not a robot manufacturing 100’s of these they will all be slightly different, meaning completely unique. 

The planters are so incredibly versatile, to use indoor or outdoor, for window boxes, roof top gardens, patio areas to give height, depth and a snap of colour to a small area, with the bonus of being totally portable so if you move, they can also. 

The material I use is left over from the manufacture of flashings, the piece of metal you can see around the edge of an industrial building where the wall meets the roof, or across the centre of the roof as a ridge as a couple of examples. This means the material is extremely durable, unlikely to crack in cold snaps of weather, and available in a small range of colours enabling you to give your area no matter how big or small a contemporary feel. 

Owing to the simple design structure the planters they are not waterproof, the base rests on a base ledge around the bottom so will allow water to drain away naturally. If you need them to be waterproof I can supply a pond liner for you to cut and fit to shape internally, I would also recommend that you get some some stones / pebbles as a base layer, then soil on top with your chosen seeds / bulbs, or just throw a gro-bag in and get started. 

As the planters are made from prime industrial roofing material, which would of otherwise been destined for the scrap bin it means that each piece may have the odd scratch, dint, mark nothing detrimental to its new purpose I do try to avoid pieces with marks when possible, but I make this point because you are investing in a recycled, repurposed item, so will be as pictured.  

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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 10 × 40 × 10 cm


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