Good Source of large planters/containers? (other than Loewe's/HD)

fmogul(z6-7 NY)March 13, 2008

[cross-posted to Metro NY]

I will be making a rare automotive pilgrimage from NYC to Philly this weekend. Usually take the train or bus. I'm in the market for some large planters/containers -- not huge, but bigger than the size sold at average apartment-oriented "garden" centers in the city. Any great stores with large selections of supplies, relatively close to the Turnpike, anywhere between NYC and Philly? I'd rather avoid Loewe's/HD, but if you especially love the one near you, I guess I could make an exception ;-)

Thanks!

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stonequeen

My favorite place for pots/containers is World Pottery in Montclair (check their web site)-they have beautiful pots from all over the world, many of which can stay outside all winter, at incredibly reasonable prices.

    Bookmark   March 14, 2008 at 11:19AM
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fmogul(z6-7 NY)

Stonequeen,

Thanks for the post!

I saw that place and was intrigued. On the map, it looks a little far from the Interstate. Is it? I don't know that part of NJ, and it can be tough to tell from the map.

Best,

Fred

    Bookmark   March 14, 2008 at 12:18PM
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gerania(zone 7 NJ)

It looks like it's about 10 miles from the Meadowlands.

    Bookmark   March 14, 2008 at 5:06PM
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prubo(z6NJ)

It's very near exit 148 (Bloomfield Ave) on the Garden State Parkway.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2008 at 7:35PM
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stonequeen

I was there on Saturday and the owner is selling the leftovers from last year at half price. The pickings for outdoor pots is pretty slim right now (although the indoor pots are beautiful!) - He will start getting all his new shipments next month.

    Bookmark   March 17, 2008 at 4:32PM
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