Six Ideas for a Recycled Garden Planter

I recently purchased the cutest vintage children’s tin teacups and knew instantly where these small treasures would live – in the garden as the new home to some of my succulents. Now that all my existing terracotta pots have been filled with this year’s annuals, I’ve been searching for new container ideas with a recycling […]

I recently purchased the cutest vintage children’s tin teacups and knew instantly where these small treasures would live – in the garden as the new home to some of my succulents. Now that all my existing terracotta pots have been filled with this year’s annuals, I’ve been searching for new container ideas with a recycling frame of mind. Here are some of my recycled container ideas for this summer’s patio garden.

1. Vintage Children’s Lunchbox

2. Old Toolbox

Toolbox

 

3. Metal Trash Can

Trash Can

 

4. Dresser Drawer

Dresser Drawer

5. Vintage Cooler

Cooler

6. Suitcase

Suitcase

 

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