Portable planters perfect for gardener on the move

These old hard-sided suitcases at the Ball Horticultural Company’s field trials near Ventura, Calif., make an innovative plant bed idea for space-starved gardeners. They also can be moved from one location to another, even if it’s just to follow the sun across a balcony or patio. AP/Dean Fosdick

People on the move often spurn gardening as a hobby because they have to leave their plants behind. But new innovations and creative ideas are making planters portable and easy to transfer from one location to another.