20 Out of The Ordinary Recycled Garden Planters


11. A Leaky Umbrella Becomes a Home for Pansies

Get inspired by this gallery of 20 low-cost ideas for transforming unused household items into eye-catching containers for your garden.

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A white umbrella no longer useful as a shelter from the rain is put to use as a planter for blue, yellow, and purple pansies. The scalloped umbrella looks like a large white blossom, giving this clever container the appearance of a garden within a flower.

12. Powered by Flowers

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The front compartment of an old red Beetle is filled with purple flowering plants. This design harks back to the the painted flowers that adorned counterculture vehicles in the nineteen-sixties. No longer road-worthy, the little car still makes a big statement.

13. Plants Go Parking

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This red convertible is filled with multicolored flowers in the front seat, back seat, and trunk. Plants are the car’s only occupants now that it has found a permanent parking place in a grassy field.

14. An Old Tub Makes a Splash of Color

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An out-of-date bathtub is moved into the garden and filled with blue and white flowering plants. Somewhere along the way, the outside of the tub was painted a golden yellow, so it stands out against the green of the hedge

15. Rotted Log Sprouts Red Blossoms

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A weathered hollow log filled with potting mix makes a container for a plant with elegant red blossoms. The ragged edge and peeling bark make a beautiful contrast with the scarlet flowers that hover above the log.

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