9 DIY Planters Made From Kitchen Castoffs
Whether you enjoy flowers, herbs or other easy-to-grow plants, here are 9 DIY planters made from kitchen castoffs.
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Flour Sifter Flower Pot
If you have an old flour sifter you no longer use, try turning into a planter. If you don’t have one, there’s a good chance you’ll find one at a thrift store or garage sale. For additional unique planter ideas, visit Pretty Handy Girl.
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Dual-Purpose Coffee Pot
Updating your old coffee pot? This is the best maker, according to Taste of Home’s Test Kitchen. Try using your castoff as a fishbowl and planter in one. Have your child choose a small fish from the pet store and add a couple small plants to the top of the pot. Read about the project here on The Unextreme.
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Instead of cupcakes, this pan is serving up some hens and chicks! You’ll need a drill to complete this planter, along with some landscape fabric or burlap. Find the instructions at Fred Gonsowski Garden Home.
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Instead of tossing that cardboard milk or orange juice carton in the recycling bin, cut off the top, wrap it with fabric and use it as a planter for herbs or flowers. By the way, here’s a quick list of what you can and can’t recycle. For more ideas, visit Cut Out + Keep.
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Don’t toss those empty coffee cans! Give them an updated look with some paint and use them as outdoor planters. For a video tutorial, visit iTendToWingIt on YouTube.
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If you’re remodeling your kitchen, save an old drawer and use it as a planter. You can use it as a small garden box or hang it on the wall for a vertical garden or flower box. For ideas, visit Veggie Gardener.