If you have kids who have grown up, you can use their toy trucks as a planter. These look beautiful and make a perfect container for small cacti plants. They also look incredibly decorative and dressy and make an ideal accessory for your outdoor garden. So next time you’re looking for a planter, just upcycle one of your kids’ old toy and you’ll have a unique and beautiful planter for your balcony garden.
Have an old dressing table you have been meaning to get rid off? Keep them safe because empty dressers make great upcycled planters. Pull out the drawers and fill them with a high-quality potting mix. Based on the depth of the drawers, carefully select the plants you would like to cultivate. You may also need to drill some extra holes at the bottom for the water to seep through. With just a few tweaks, you will have a beautiful new planter for your balcony garden.
Have lego blocks lying at home? Use them to build a little planter for your balcony garden. These lego upcycled planters are great to plant certain kinds of flowering plants or even to cultivate your herb garden! You can also have your kids build them for you, so they are involved in gardening from a young age.
Hanging Shoe Rack
Upcycle your old shoe racks as fun planters for your balcony garden. These make great planters for vertical gardens as they are stacked one on top of the other. Fill up the pockets with a good quality potting soil mix and cultivate your beautiful edible herb garden. You can hang this on your balcony wall and harvest it from time to time, so you have a fresh supply of herbs in your kitchen all through the year.