IKEA Planter Hacks!

Love IKEA? Yes, us too. But did you know they have tons of products that you can use to make clever garden planters? Make these IKEA planter hacks for less money, and with more character! Just a reminder, as we all know, IKEA changes it's inventory pretty often, so if you can't find a product listed in one of these tutorials, chance are they have a similar one that will work. Our feature photo … [Read more...]

DIY Cinder Block Vertical Planter

You may have seen other cinder block planters circulating the internet. Well we decided to post a version ourselves, because they're just... so. darn. cool. We wanted to try one of our own, but do it a little different. So we went up! We made this DIY cinder block planter go vertical, and we did it in an afternoon. The cool thing about this project, is you can pretty much make it as big or small … [Read more...]

Outdoor Planter Projects

With every new growing season comes the need for outdoor planters... and we've rounded up some unique planter tutorials for every gardener, whether you want a traditional window box, or an up-cycled art piece. Most of these outdoor planter projects have complete instructions, so check them out, pick one or two, and plan some garden projects for the weekend! Our featured project, above, comes to us … [Read more...]

Plant Your Furniture!

Plant your furniture...literally! We have run across these really neat ways to integrate plantings into your garden rooms, by planting your furniture itself! Really unique containers, and I love the idea of having plants as part of the outdoor room, not just next to it. Some of these have some easy DIY instructions, and others are just inspirational to get your creative ideas flowing... but they … [Read more...]

More Garden Containers You Never Thought Of…

One of our most popular posts, "Containers You Never Thought Of" (find it here) was just begging to be repeated, so we spent some time this week searching for even more unique garden container ideas for you. A few of these have good links to them, but honestly a lot of these photos we found on Pinterest, and search as we might, could not find a good source for them. They are so inspirational we … [Read more...]

TGG Fav Five: Pallet Planters

We've seen pallets turned into about every DIY project possible, and it's good... they are cheap or free, we recycle when we create a pallet project, and I just love the organic feel to such a simple thing. My favorite use of pallets however, is pallet planters. They just fit in a garden, ya know? So here are TGG's fav five of the week, Pallet Planters! This living wall was created by Dremel … [Read more...]