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Creative DIY garden planters made from upcycled finds

Colander Planters
Hang spring flowers in brightly colored colanders for an unexpected and truly unique way to update your porch.

Recycled Tire Planter
Though there’s nothing very exciting about old tires, some wooden slats and a few coats of colorful spray paint can miraculously transform them into delightfully cheery backyard planters.

Rain Boot Planters
Have your kids outgrown their rain boots? Don’t throw them out—put them to good use by filling them to the brim with some soil and your favorite flowers.

Drawer Planters
Stack an old dresser drawer atop a makeshift table and add some colorful paint for a bright, fun way to grow flowers.
Shell Planters
Plant an adorable miniature garden using shells collected during your last beach vacation.

Tea Tin Planters
Plant herbs in vintage Twinings tea tins to start a windowsill garden that will freshen up your entire kitchen.

Shoe Organizer Vegetable Planter
Keep plants healthy and out of animals’ reach by planting them in hanging shoe organizer pockets mounted to a fence.

Kettle Planters
Start an indoor or outdoor garden by planting herbs in a used tea kettles—we love the vintage look of these tarnished silver ones.

Ice Cream Dish Planters
Arrange succulents or other small plants in vintage ice cream dishes for the perfect dinner table centerpieces.

Hanging Pot Planters
Paint terra-cotta pots in bright spring colors and hang them from your garden fence for a garden view that will make you smile.

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Ice Cream Dish Planters
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Colander Planters
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