Don't toss out your old chest of drawers, transform it into a funky planter box. PHOTOS: CONTRIBUTED BY HOSELINK
Don't toss out your old chest of drawers, transform it into a funky planter box. PHOTOS: CONTRIBUTED BY HOSELINK

Pimp your garden with these quirky flower pot ideas

IF YOUR garden is looking more like a drab piece of dirt you'd rather pretend didn't exist, then it's time to do something about it.

Hoselink's gardening gurus shared some quirky planter pot ideas to spruce up your backyard.

1. An old chest of drawers: Give it a lick of paint, drill a few drainage holes in the base of the drawers and get planting.

2. An old bicycle: If you have a rusty old bike lying around, attach some vintage baskets to the front handle bars and behind the seat. Opt for plants that will crawl, droop and add pops of colour.

 

A rusty old bike can make your garden simply beautiful.
A rusty old bike can make your garden simply beautiful.

3. Bird cage: Many funky cafes have one of these in their décor range to add some rustic charm, so why not do the same for your garden and make it a feature?

4. Gumboots: Secure some colourful gumboots to the fence and plant some colourful flowers inside for a unique wall feature.

 

Grab the kids old gumboots and make a colourful feature on a fence in your garden.
Grab the kids old gumboots and make a colourful feature on a fence in your garden. Monique

5. An old hardcover book: Make use of some of your old books by cutting a hole out of the middle and using it as a pot for some indoor succulents.

 

Make use of your old hard-cover books and turn them into an indoor pot for your succulents.
Make use of your old hard-cover books and turn them into an indoor pot for your succulents.

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