All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘planter’

Make These Concrete Planters Using Your Recyling Bin

How to Make Concrete Planters

These DIY concrete garden planters are simple to make in just a weekend and with materials you may already have around the house. They look modern with unique shapes that come straight from the recycling bin! I made these planters many years ago, and have since made many more for gifts or to decorate my home garden. At the time …

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White Owl Pumpkin Planter

Hooty the Owl Pumpkin

This owl pumpkin is an easy way to add a unique spin to your Halloween or fall decor. This year I was playing a bit more with different designs for Jack-o-Planterns and I’m happy with how this one turned out. The white pumpkin seemed to beg to become something elegant, a owl no less! The white owl pumpkin planter was inspired by …

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Vintage Tea Cup Planters For Mothers Day 8

Vintage Tea Cup Planters: a Great Fundraising Tool

One my absolute favourite gardeners is joining us again today for tea time. Kristin Crouch, creator of the blog, That Bloomin’ Garden. Kristin is a writer, speaker, volunteer Master Gardener, and a children’s community garden mentor. Oh, and that’s when she’s not growing 500 tomatoes in her greenhouse! Today Kristin joins us to talk about fundraising and gardening. Vintage tea cups …

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Raised Bed Planter

Spotted: Raised Bed Planter, Literally

This raised bed planter is literally a raised bed. Spotted at GardenWorks on Lougheed in Burnaby, BC, they use this planter to showcase the show-stopping plants in bloom. The display changes all the time so it’s worth a visit. I can imagine this as a standout veggie garden in a funky yard. For more interesting garden related treasures, check out …

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BBQ Planter Medium

Spotted: BBQ Turned Planter

On a recent trip to the island, I happened by this BBQ planted up with pretty annuals right at the front of a home. I can only wonder what other fabulously creative garden designs you would find as you delve deeper into the property. Who knows? Perhaps I’ll get an invite one day. For more interesting garden related treasures, check …

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Recycled Chair Planter Project

Outdoor Chair Planter Project

This sunny chair planter is just the thing to showcase a stunning annual display in a hidden part of the garden. Here is it’s story… Not long ago I happened to see a beat up old wooden chair out in the back alley. It had no seat, the rungs were broken and unglued; it sat toppled over looking a bit …

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