PHOTOGRAPH BY TINA BUTLER
Tina Butler at Mommy's Kitchen has great plans for making a planter out of a colander. The great part? It's already perfectly punctured for drainage, and makes a great-looking hanging planter.
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Wore a hole in your favorite, most fun-patterned Wellies? No mourning yet: blogger Rosina Huber shows you how to make lovely, rain-proof flower homes.
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Kathy Cano-Murillo, AKA the Crafty Chica shares this project for making manageably sized planters for any windowsill. And as a bonus, they look great in your kitchen. Plant just one or a coordinating set!
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Our senior associate editor Doug Hall wrote about this just recently! It's the cutest little terrarium you’ll ever see.
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Got an old muffin tin you no longer need? Try this fat-free project by upcycling your bakeware into a six-pack of tiny succulent planters, from blogger Ann-Marie Espinoza at Ann-Marie Loves.
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If you’re reading about planters, it’s safe to say you own one of these. And since it’s already at home in your garden, blooms poking out will look charmingly meta. Check out Melissa J. Will's site Empress Of Dirt for the how-to.
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Metal, wooden, new-ish, or long-abandoned: They all make an unexpected but pleasantly roomy spot for several rows of blooms. Keeping With The Times blog has more.
PHOTOGRAPH BY AMA RYLLIS