Are head shaped planters creepy to you, or do you love the look of plants that become tendrils of hair above the face of a statue? From classic cast stone head planters, to modern interpretations of the idea that sometimes are downright macabre, head shaped planters can add anything from whimsy to weirdness to your garden. The following head shaped planters run the gamut of styles. Which one would you put in your garden?
Medusa Head Planter by Grandin Road: This planter is the classic head planter. It's big, heavy, and made of cast stone. It is exactly what you think of when you think of "head planter" ... the classic planter found in manicured rose gardens. It comes in three different colors of cast stone, which all pretty much look like each other, though someone with a good eye would see the difference. $129 at Grandinroad.com.
Set of Three Face Pots from Gardeners.com: These face pots are a play on the classic terracotta flower pot. Just take a classic terracotta flower pot, and add a face to it. I suppose if you got sick of the faces, you could just turn them around and they'd look like regular flower pots, which is a bit of a two-for-one deal, and who doesn't like that? $14.95 for a set of three face pots at Gardeners.com.
Fired Clay Face Pots by High Country Art: These handmade face pots were definitely made by an artist, and they are definitely one-of-a-kind. Their faces are unique....not necessarily beautiful in the traditional sense, but attractive in an edgy way. They're sort of pouting, but the flowers that grow from their heads contrast their expressions. I could see them making sense on a New Orleans balcony. Call High Country Art & Antique for price.