Buying planters and containers to display summer flowers in can be expensive. I'm always looking for items around the house that can be repurposed as planters.
Recycle a warped pot or rusted colander to be a whimsical planter for your garden bed or patio. This is a guide about using old cooking containers as planters.
An old washing machine tub makes a great container to plant in. Making recycled washing machine drum planters is easy.
Go on a treasure hunt in your home with an eye to items that can be converted into unique planters. This is a guide about planter ideas from every room in your house.
Plant with trailing plants and add a top to a strawberry pot and you have an attractive side table for your deck or patio. This is a guide about strawberry pot side table.
This is a guide about making a plastic soda bottle hanging planter. Help give your plants an inexpensive new home and keep plastic bottles out of our landfills by making this easy hanging planter.
In the Dollar Store we found some plastic toy wheel barrows and dump trucks. We set them on a mat that keeps weeds out with pea pebbles, and filled them up (first hubby drilled drainage holes) and set them out front.
On a recent drive around town I saw this fun planter in someone's yard. They used a Little Tikes football toy box, which I frequently see at yard sales and thrift stores.
Our old southwest fountain finally "bit the dust" and no longer held water. Try as we would, it could not be saved. So we decided to fill it with dirt and added some plants and a bird nest to add interest to the front yard.
My daughter loves anything old or antique and loves rag rugs, so I decided to use the rag rug technique and make her rag flower pots.
I hated to throw away our used swimming pool filter and thought it looked so interesting. I stood it upright and put a flower pot on top of it.
The easy way is to heat a hole punch, awl, or nail tip over a lit candle. Then simply push it down into the turned over container in several spots to allow for adequate drainage.