Amazingly Creative Long Planter Ideas for Your Patio


Spring is near and it is officially the season to dress up your home with plants. Beautiful and colorful plants need unique and cool planters to display them. There is nothing more interesting thing than crafting planters by yourself in Spring season. If you want to display your plants in a very different way, you could try a LONG PLANTER. Long planter provides a clever solution to get your plants in a greater quantity at once. And use some old things to make a long and creative planter for your choice of plants, can transform your patio into a fresh and good looking place for real enjoyment.

1. Reuse old wooden pallets to make a trough planter that can be a focus point of your patio:

Tutorial for project(1): sowanddipity.com    Tutorial for project(2): infarrantlycreative.net    Image source for project(3): 1001pallets.com

2. Dress up your wooden fence or walls using rain gutter planters:



To make a rain gutter planter, All materials need:

  • Vinyl gutters or Aluminum gutters
  • Soil
  • End caps
  • Gutter hangers
  • Screws
  • Drill
  • Plants

The tutorial is available at: instructables.com and paintedtherapy.blogspot.com

3. Increase your home’s curb appeal and grow colorful flowers on a long window box:

Image Source for top project: windowbox.com    Check out the VIDEO tutorial for center project: Youtube.com

4. Recycle the old tool tote to make planter that will fit great in the rustic style in the patio:

5. Create concrete planters:

Image Source: houzz.com and flickr.com

6. PVC pipes can be repurpsoed in different ways and thus turned into super cool planters in your patio:

Materials and Tools Need:

  1. An electric drill with a hole cutting bit that will cut a 5 – 7cm hole
  2. A 2 or 3mm drill bit for the watering pipe
  3. A length of PVC downpipe 100mm or 150mm diameter
  4. End cap for the downpipe
  5. Good fertile soil
  6. 1 liter or of coarse gravel
  7. Your choice of plants

7. Steel planter boxes provides privacy and art:

Image Source: planterworx.com and nativeedgelandscape.com and hadstensmede.dk

8. Repurpose a vintage chicken feeder for a new kind of gardening:

Image Source: inspiredbycharm.com & sunset.com & minettesmaze.blogspot.com

9. Turn a log into a long planter:

Image Source: peacecountrygardens.com & tampahomebody.com

10. Build a long planter from a cattle trough:



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