Garden planters constructed of rot-resistant woods such as teak, redwood, cedar, or cypress are more resistant to deterioration from the elements. Because they are so weather-resistant, redwood, cedar and teak planters are often left untreated or unpainted.
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Mary Osborne has been an educational quiz writer for over eight years and a short-fiction writer for over 20 years. She also reads and scores essays for several standardized tests, and has written and illustrated two children's books. Her short stories have appeared in literary journals such as "The Minnesota Review" and in the "Orlando Sentinel" newspaper.