15 Unique Ideas for Recycled Plant Containers

Plants and old, used things go together really well. So instead of buying new pots and containers for your plants, why not showcase them in makeshift planters from some of your “rejects” at home?

You’ll be surprised at how easily some of the excess stuff you don’t know what to do with anymore, and things that seem destined for the landfill or junkyard, end up holding beautiful, thriving greenery.


Cinder Blocks

Coffee Bags


Floppy Disks

Mason Jars

Old Books

Old Tires

Paint Cans

Tea Cups

Tea Kettle

Watering Can

Wooden Crates

Wood Pallets

Bath Tubs

Dresser Drawers