As we fill our homes, porches and gardens with plants and find creative ways to squeeze as many of them as possible in every nook and cranny, there is a real need to optimise our vertical space. There are benefits to this. Besides organising our plants, we are adjusting the microclimate and adding visual interest by creating depth. One way we can use space more efficiently is by using plant racks and plant stands. So where can you buy plant stands and plant racks in Singapore?
There are a few materials to choose from, these include rattan, wood, plastic and metal. Wood and rattan give a sense of warmth and visual texture to its surroundings and add a tropical feel to the home. Metal lends a more elegant and sleek feel. Depending on the finish you choose – be it brass, copper, gold, iron, steel or others – these metals have its own aesthetic effect. For example, gold is luxurious, while copper exudes warmth.When elevating plants, you can get creative by using stools, benches, low tables, shelves, shoe racks and even bar carts.
There are some points of consideration before you decide to go out and get one. This depends on the look you are after, where you are planning to put it and how practical you are. Are you putting it indoors or outdoors? Will your plant pots use saucers? Does your property have termites? Will it be on the grass or on a tiled area? These materials will experience wear and tear differently and it’s important to make decisions you will not regret later.
Materials suited for outdoor use include Chengai and teak wood, plastic and metal. Chengai and teak are more termite resistant than other types of wood but can still become susceptible to termite damage after natural chemical compounds degrade. Plastic and plastic-coated iron plant stands will also deteriorate over time from exposure to the elements and can flake all over your lawn or outdoor area, so this is something to take note of.
Here are my recommendations of aesthetically pleasing plant stands and plant racks you can buy in Singapore. Some of the items mentioned below may be sold out right now, but do check back regularly or request to be informed when items are back in stock.
Rattan Planter from Island Living – Available in two sizes, these rattan stands are priced at $55 and $75.
Rattan Stand from Potta Plantta – These lovely plant stands coms in two sizes and retail at $94 and $119.
Bungalow Bar Cart from Island Living – This two tier bar cart performs double duty as a plant stand, get yours at $245.
Buskbo Plant Stand from Ikea – The most affordable item of this list, the reliable Buskbo Plant Stand weighs in at $34.90.
Bungalow Bookshelf from Island Living – This chic shelf would be a perfect indoor shelf for house plants. Available at $550.
Rattan Pot Plant Stand from Rattan Capital Trading – These come in three sizes, and are priced between $59 and $79.
Natural Bookshelf without Cabinet Door from Rattan Capital Trading – Available for $320. Another version with a cabinet door is priced at $380.
Wooden & Bamboo
Alice bookshelf from Castlery – While not a conventional plant rack, this oak bookshelf serves as a stylish indoor plant shelf. Buy this for $599.
Mid Century Plant Stands from Tumbleweed – Choose from two sizes and two pot colours, black or white. Available at $99.
Satsumas range of plant stands by Ikea – a combination of bamboo legs and powder coated metal shelves, priced between $79 and $99.
Cube Stands fromTumbleweed – Available in two sizes, these wooden plant stands include white ceramic pot — and retails at $75 for small, $95 for large.
TORDH Shelving Units from Ikea – Suitable for the outdoors, these Acacia shelving units come with three to four shelves in different sizes. Prices start at $65.
Leroy Low Shelf from HipVan – Featuring metal shelves and an oak frame, this shelf works well as a plant rack. Available at $149.
6 Tier Wooden Plant Rack/Flowers Stand from Joyland – Choose from four colour combinations, each shelf retails at $42.99.
Wooden Plant Stand from Rabbit Island – This plant stand comes in a range of four colours, and is priced at $45.
Jackson Teak Planter Stand from Wihardja – This plant rack comes in two sizes and two prices – $59 and $65.
Chengai Plant Stand from Far East Flora – Choose from one, two or three tier racks, prices start from $75.
Wesley Medium Metal Plant Stand from Crate & Barrel – This plant stand features a brass pot on an iron stand with a bronze finish, it retails at $249.95.
Tripod plant stands from Tumbleweed – Priced at $110, this comes with a pot. Choose from two colours — brushed gold or electric blue.
Kryddpeppar plant stand from Ikea – Available from $37.90 – $49.90, these plant stands come in three separate colours and sizes.
Fleur White Standie from Noah Garden Centre– This iron stand comes with a white pot and costs $79.50.
Logan Floor Planter in black, from Hipvan – Also available in brass, this iron plant stand is priced at $49.90.
Flora Free Standing Planter with Blue Pot from FortyTwo – This planter is made of zinc plated iron, while the stand is made of iron, get it for $49.90.
Metal Pot & Stand in Gold, from Candy Floriculture – These gold coloured metal stands come in two sizes and retail at $50-$55 each.
Raised Plant Boxes from Tumbleweed – Choose from a selection of colours, pink, orange, blue. black and white. These lightweight metal stands cost $140 each.
Kazi Silver Planter by House Doctor, from Journey East – Made from iron and aluminium, this stunning planter is available in two sizes and prices have been marked down to $281.60 and $351.20.
Nian Planter by House Doctor, available at Journey East – This rustic-looking steel planter comes in two sizes, and is now priced at $224 and $278.40.
KOLBJÖRN Shelving Unit in beige from Ikea – Made of galvanised steel and finished with powder coating, this shelf can be used indoor of outdoors. Priced at $79.
2-3 steps Gardening Plant Rack with Wheels for Flower Pots (White) from Steif & Leif – This comes with the option of two or three racks and in two sizes. Prices start from $149. Also available on their online shop is a black plant rack of a different style which I personally find quite smart looking.
Flower Pot aluminium racks from Alumi Rack Singapore – They stock a few different configurations of flower pot racks, contact them directly to get a quote.
Other retailers which sell plant stands and plant racks in Singapore include Maissone Home, Rabbit Island, FittoniaMania, John & Benson Marketing, The Garden Store, World Farm, Far East Flora and other popular plant nurseries. Also worth checking out are Lazada and ezbuy.
Table Top Plant Stands
Trigg Tabletop Vessel from Hipvan – These ceramic planters on a brass base come as a pair, get this at $59.90.
Arcaydia Medium Tabletop Wood and Metal Planter from Crate & Barrel – Acacia wood planter on a black powder-coated metal stand, priced at $159.95
Areaware Pedestal Set, available from Amazon – Made of beech wood, these plant pedestals come in a pair, available for $118.
Aaro Medium Geo Planter with Stand from Crate & Barrel – This plant stand features a white glazed earthenware pot nestled on top of a geometric shaped iron stand. This retails for $135.95.
If you are looking for plant pots in Singapore, do check out this post, or for places to buy hanging planters, I have written a post about it here. I keep it updated so that the information is current.
Do you have any other suggestions on where to buy plant stands and plant racks in Singapore? Leave your comments below!
All images are taken from the above mentioned retailer’s websites.