Tin ‘type’ planters for the garden

Collecting colorful metal planters

Decorative tin boxes are hot, hot collector’s items for use as planter boxes for indoors or out. Here’s the scoop on these boxes and how you can find them and plant in them.  There’s nothing sweeter than violets in a french blue tin, or a mixed planting in a plaid metal picnic basket. Even ordinary tin cans can be charming.