For me, vertical really gets my attention. I want maximize my planting space without sacrificing the whole deck, take a look at this beautiful planter wall that's been incorporated into a pergola:
|Source: Susan Cohan Gardens|
|Source: Design Sponge|
This one here has no DIY attached, but you could figure it out pretty easily:
Here's a GREAT one that DOES have a full tutorial attached!
|Source: Home Hardware - Tutorial enclosed!|
These are classic - clean, uncluttered, functional and tiered for easy access:
|Source: Art And Appetite|
Here's a VERY clever take on a wine barrel:
|Source: Untrained Housewife - tutorial enclosed!|
Then there's this old tried & true, which would look killer with a mix of herbs and succulents - I know, they aren't edible, but who cares - it would look great. Mix some edible flowers in while you're at it, nasturtiums.. pansies... go nuts, like this lady:
|Source: Home Depot - tutorial!|
Here's a cute one, that - while it doesn't have a tutorial attached, they ARE for sale - or, you could probably figure out how to make one fairly easily, especially if you have a miter saw to cut those angles easily:
Here's one that takes me back, when I worked in a nursery (best job ever!) I used to make these as gifts for friends & family, it's a great all in one answer:
|Source: Garden with Passion|
Preeeeetty cute! So there you have it, a round up of planter projects to get the ball rolling on this summer's harvest. Will you be doing any gardening this year? You should!
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For Friday: Need a weekend project? I'll share a fun mirror makeover that anyone can tackle.