10 DIY Planter Boxes for Gardening

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With many of us restoring our gardens and outdoor space, I thought it was time to share 10 DIY Planter Boxes to make your gardening even more enjoyable!

I’d like to think I’m creative but in all honesty when I’m looking for gardening ideas, I head over to Pinterest to see what everyone is up to. Once again, Pinterest didn’t fail me and I’ve found 10 fantastic DIY gardening ideas.

10 DIY Planter Boxes for Gardening

DIY Planter Box for Gardening

Cover an Eyesore with a Barrel Planter

If you have an eyesore in the yard like we did, follow my tutorial to transform it into a lovely Barrel Planter.


How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden

These days I love the DIY Pallet projects and this planter from Life on a Balcony is adorable! I’m thinking of making a few to hang on the outside walls of our house. This article gives great step-by-step instructions with  photos.



Mason Jar Wall Planters

These Mason Jar Wall Planters from Not Just a Housewife are great indoors our out. I am imagining having these hang along the top rail of our fence with creeping annuals spilling from them.


Trash to Treasure – Garbage Can Flower Planter DIY

What a great idea this is, this garbage can flower planter from The Lilypad Cottage is sure to catch attention! A great tutorial which looks quite simple.


DIY Garden Box

This one is amazing, just take an old box and Pearl Loves Earl will show you how to make a quaint little planter in minutes!


Stacked Herb Garden

This idea from The Vintage Wren is so simple, just punch holes into the buckets, fill with soil and stack!


Hollow Tree Planter

If you have a hollow tree stump on your property, don’t despair. Transform it into a planter with this tutorial from Shorties Funny Farm.

tree stump planter

Raised Garden Planter

This raised garden planter from This Old House is lovely, the post includes full tutorial with cutting plans!


DIY Fence Vertical Planter

How adorable is this vertical planter from Home Stories A to Z? It’s sure to lend a pop of colour to your fence.


Turn Old Chair into Garden Planter

How could I resist this, it’s simply gorgeous! Thanks to Home DIT for sharing. Just grab an old chair, cut out a hole and plop your planter in.



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  1. Suzanne G says

    There are some great ideas. I really love the purple rocking chair and I have an old wooden chair that is just sitting in the basement and I believe I will try this one out.

  2. Victoria Ess says

    Bookmarked this page!! I love those ideas — thank you for rounding up these wonderful ideas!

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