Whether you’re gardening on a balcony, in a window, or out in the back yard, planting in interesting containers adds a little extra beauty to your food-growing efforts. You can make your own recycled planters, but if you’d rather focus your creative energy on the gardening part, there are some industrious Etsians making very cute recycled plant pots to spice up your container garden!
How sweet would this recycled hanging planter by Linda Johnson look hanging in the kitchen window? This little planter is made from a vintage teacup and saucer and would work well for smaller food plants like nasturtiums or herbs.
Do you kill your plants because you forget to water them? Mino’aka Studios makes these awesome recycled self-watering planters from reclaimed wine bottles. Black thumb no more!
I talked on Wednesday about how you can go vertical to grow more food in a small space, and Primitive Woodworks’ upcycled wall planter fits the bill! Constructed from reclaimed fence board, they’re a good size for planting herbs. Wouldn’t a few of them look great hung up next to a sunny window?
Hi there! My name is Becky Striepe (pronounced “stree-pee,” like “sleepy”), and I am a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. My life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Check out my new book: 40 Days of Green Smoothies!