Front Porch Planters to Build and Buy

Front porch planters can really set the tone for your whole home. Adding statement front porch planters will frame a front door and add a welcoming vibe to your home. Here are our favorite front porch planters to build or buy.

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Front Porch Planters to Build and Buy

The front porch is the first thing people see when they stop by your home. Add an extra welcoming touch to your front door and porch with stunning large or tall front porch planters. Build or buy planters from these ones we’ve rounded up for you to build and buy!

To Build

You know we love a good building project. And front porch planters can be fairly simple to make using a variety of materials and styles. They can also be painted or stained to match your home exterior and design style. Here is a list of our favorite large front porch planters to build:

To Buy

If you aren’t quite wanting a DIY project right now, but still want gorgeous front porch planters, we’ve found some of our favorites to buy. Some might require a little bit of assembly, but mostly you will just need to fill your planters with plants and don’t forget to water them!

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Click any of the images below (or double-click on mobile) to learn more about each of these front porch planters to buy. We’ve sourced a few options with different price points and styles.


Here are a couple of parade homes featuring large front porch planters and ways to use them on your porch.

House 04 Split Rock Custom Homes
House 04 Split Rock Custom Homes, Photo by Remodelaholic

Utilize a cute corner and add a planter with a cute tall plant. This is great if your front door doesn’t directly face the street. This home shows too that planters don’t always have to come in pairs, but can be asymmetrical.

House 22 Arrive Homes Designer Curtis Design Group, Photo by Remodelaholic
House 22 Arrive Homes Designer Curtis Design Group, Photo by Remodelaholic

This home also shows an asymmetrical approach to displaying planters on a porch. If there isn’t room on one side of the front door for a large porch planter, add one on the side of the porch that has more room.

House 40 Patterson Homes Designer Patterson Homes, Photo by Remodelaholic
House 40 Patterson Homes Designer Patterson Homes, Photo by Remodelaholic

Here is a classic example of adding a pair of planters to a front door. This works well for a symmetrical and balanced porch. This front door has a side panel window on each side, it just makes sense that there are two planters on this home.

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