20 Incredible Ideas for Creative Gardening Using Containers You Never Thought of

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Clay and plastic planters are not attractive. The point of container gardening is to have an alluring beautiful garden. For that reason, you need to think off the box. In this article, we will provide with several ideas for creative gardening. These ideas are quite easy to apply with the basic DIY skills. Go ahead and scroll down our favorite ideas and get inspired and let ideas flow in your mind

1. Shoe Planters

Shoes, with little creativity, can make beautiful decorative containers. You will just fill them with soil and drill some drainage holes at the bottom and you will have an off the grid container.

2. A Ceramic Sink Planter

If you are looking for a centerpiece for your garden, you could fill an old useless sink with soil and use it as a planter. Sinks make beautiful decorative containers.

3. Denim Jeans Planter

Even jeans can be transformed into containers.

4. Tree Stump Planter

If you ever chopped a tree in your garden and you have a tree stamp left, instead of killing it, you could convey it into an attractive container garden just like the picture above.

5. Natural Rock Planter

Rocks an excellent idea for container gardening. They are strong and alluring. Besides, you practically plant anything in them.

6. Wheelbarrow Planter

7. Bathtub Planter

If you have an old bathtub, you could clean it, paint it and use as an ornamental container.

8. Toy Truck Planter


9. Birdcage Planter

10. Repurposed Shoe Holder

11. Tool Box Planter

Even a toolbox can be a beautiful container for gardening.

12. Toilet Bowls as Planters








13. Charcoal Grill as a Planter









14. Old Watering Cans as a Planters











15. Washing Machine Drum Planter

16. Baby Carriage as a Planter

If your kids have grown up and you still have a baby carriage around the house, it is time to make use of it by transforming into a mobile garden.

17. Repurposed Red Wagons Made into Planters


18. Flower Pots Using Old Purses

19. Vintage Suitcase Turned Garden Planter

Well, Have you ever seen a suitcase planter? well don’t be surprised, they exist.

20. Boat Planter

This is perhaps the best way to use your old boat.

These are some of the easiest Ideas for Creative Gardening. You could apply one of these ideas any time. They don’t require much effort nor much time. Don’t hesitate to create your DIY planter and if you ever needed our help, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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