We’re going outside to the garden again, to build a few amazing garden planters that aren’t just practical but prettify an outdoor space too. And the best part is, these planters are very inexpensive to make too.
We’ve got 15 DIY planter tutorials for you to follow as a fun way to get creative and do something outside.
Concrete Succulent Pots
Make these small concrete succulent pots for your garden or patio. It’s an easy project and much cheaper than to buy them, not to mention it’s something you make with your own hands.
Planter from an Old Towel
A creative project for a concrete planter made of an old towel – it makes a whimsical design for your garden.
Painted Cinder Block Planters
It can’t get any more simple than this. Paint cinder blocks for quick and easy but pretty planters.
If you like whimsical accents in your garden, this awesome planter is much easier to make than you might think.
Tree Trunk Succulent Planter
It’s a fun project to make this planter repurposing natural materials like a rotted tree trunk.
Cheap Planter Boxes
They are cheap but they certainly don’t look so. Make these wonderful planter boxes for $12 a piece.
Driftwood Succulent Planter
This planter is amazing for two reasons – first, it’s made of material that you can find for free and secondly, it is very attractive. A driftwood planter can be used outside in a garden or patio, or inside to bring natural accents to your home.
Hose Hiding Planter
Planters can be functional, such as this hose hiding planter box. It can be used to store more than a hose too.
Tiered Flower Planter
Tiered planters are great space savers and are irreplaceable in a small garden. Build one for yourself.
Large Planter from a Garbage Can
Spray paint a large garbage can and you get a tall planter. Check out the tutorial for more tips.
What do you get when you combine a few concrete pavers and wood planks? This wonderful planter for your entryway or porch.
You can make this whimsical planter from an old chair.
Glued Paver Planter
That’s right, you don’t need fancy plans to build a concrete planter – simply glue square pavers together with adhesive.
This vertical planter is great for herbs and flowers in a small garden.
12 Easy Plants to Grow
Once you’ve built a planter (or planters) you will need some ideas what plants to grow in them. If you’re new to gardening, check out 12 easy plants that you can grow in containers and how to do it.
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