24 Creative Garden Container Ideas

I suppose I’ve never been very creative in the garden; whenever I want to plant something, I always go for a boring old pot! But really, you can make a planter out of just about anything. Why not add a little bit of whimsy and charm to your garden with items you already have around the house? Here are a few of my favorite clever garden container ideas. Get inspired!

Lots of clever garden container ideas! You can make a planter out of just about anything. Why not add a little bit of whimsy and charm to your garden with items you already have around the house?

1. Shoe Planters

Drill a few holes in the bottom for proper drainage, and you’ve got a charming little container! This works well for plants with small root systems, like succulents or herbs.


2. Vintage Bicycle Planters 

A vintage bike is a whimsical way to show off your potted plants. Leave it as is, or spray paint it to match your garden’s theme.

24 Creative Garden Container Ideas | Bicycle Planters!

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3. Cork Planters

You can’t get much smaller than this! Succulents are perfect because they’re so hardy and you can just use a small clipping. Attach a magnet and place them on your fridge!

24 Creative Garden Container Ideas | Wine cork planters!

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