DIY Garden Planter from Rain Barrel

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DIY Garden Planter from Rain Barrel
DIY Garden Planter from Rain Barrel
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Turn an old 55-gallon drum into a beautiful DIY garden planter with scrap wood! This upcycling project creates an outdoor planter that is perfect for small trees, bushes, and shrubs. This thrifty project can be completed without expense if you have an old rain barrel or similarly sized container and scrap wood at home. This recycled garden planter idea will add a focal point of your garden or patio as guests will admire the wooden pattern adorning your plastic drum. Upcycle your old rain barrel for this pretty planter!

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniqueRepurposing


Project TypeMake a Project

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