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Unique Garden Planters

There are so many options for planters now at garden centers.  But with a bit of creative thought, many outdoor spaces can be enhanced by unique garden planters that originated from items which originally had other uses. 

9 Creative Planter Ideas

Add Pizazz to your Garden with one of these Unique Garden Planters.

Not only do these planters add pizazz to your garden setting, it is nice to know that you did not have to fork over big bucks to buy one of them.  Larger planters work well for perennial plants that will come back year after year.

Just click on any of the pictures for more details about the planters.

This water spout planter uses crystal beads to add a water drop above the plants. So cute and easy to make!

This fun water spout planter has a stream of water drops made with an old vintage necklace and some tear shaped glass beads.

Rope Wrapped Terra Cotta planters

Rope Wrapped Terra Cotta planters – I love the colors of these!

White birch bark log planter with Christmas plants.

Don’t throw those old logs away – turn them into rustic planters. There are dozens of ways that logs can be repurposed into charming planters to showcase your indoor plants. Check out this post on log planters for more ideas.

Bathtub planter

Bathtub planter with Hen decoration (saw this outside a restaurant at breakfast today!)

office desk and chair used as planters

Turning an old office desk and chair into a fun garden planter. What a fun idea!

Old baby pram used as a planter

Old baby pram planter. Check out your consignment shops for finds like this!

Dining room chair with the seat removed and planted with flowers

Anything can be turned into a planter.  This chair planter has a unique cottage chic appeal to it.

Old Bicycle used as a planter

Old bicycles make great planters. Fill the basket and add another one to the seat and you have a unique look.

Teapots as planters and hung on rails. Great street art.

Teapots as planters and hung on rails. Great street art.

What ideas have you got for unique planters. I’d love to see some photos uploaded to the comments!

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Friday 23rd of August 2019

I like all your ideas here. I made a planter from an old drawer I found on the dumpster.

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