The Poetry Pot
  • United States, 21 st century, terracotta

Artist and gardener Robert Dash said, "I wanted The Poetry Pot to look ancient and hoary, as if it had been buried for centuries under the sea, which is why some of the words have been rubbed out."

Artist/supplier: Seibert & Rice, U.S. (handmade in Italy)

  • United States, late 20 th century, reinforced concrete

Today, Lunaform of Maine uses the techniques invented one hundred years ago by Eric Ellis Soderholtz to make contemporary garden planters, urns, and bathtubs. These pieces are guaranteed to withstand the harshest Maine winters.

Artist/supplier: Lunaform, United States

Three-footed Hypertufa Pot
  • United States, 21 st century, hypertufa

Hypertufa is a combination of cement and peat. Typically used to make troughs, the hypertufa in this modern design is fashioned more like a typical flowerpot.

Artist/supplier: Urban Gardener Chicago, United States

Two-ring Pot
  • United States, 21 st century, terracotta

This new design has two hollow rings and is strong enough to withstand winter's freezes and thaws.

Artist/supplier: John Weber, Sugar Run Clayworks, U.S.

RHS Gertrude Jekyll Flowerpot
  • England, 21 st century, terracotta

The Royal Horticultural Society Jekyll flowerpot is decorated with an incised design. Jim Keeling discovered the pen-and-ink drawing of the pot in a sketchbook of early 20th-century garden designer Gertrude Jekyll.

Artist/supplier: Jim Keeling, Whichford Pottery, England

Ash-textured Eclipse
  • England, late 20 th century, terracotta

This contemporary design is hand-built, textured, and covered with a dark slip filed from the surface to reveal the pattern.

Artist/supplier: Jim Keeling, Whichford Pottery, England

French-style Planter [reproduction]
  • France, mid-19 th century, dry-cast limestone

This small, dry-cast limestone flowerpot replicates a traditional French carved-stone design.

Artist/supplier: Longshadow Planters, United States

Bloom Pot
  • Netherlands, 21 st century, plastic

BLOOM! is the inspiration of Dutch designer Rob Slewe, who aims to apply a new perspective to everyday objects. This translucent illuminated pot was introduced to the United States in 2004.

Artist/supplier: Rob Slewe, Bloom!, Netherlands

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