Turn an ugly tree stump into a beautiful planter!

Tree Stump Planter

It is not uncommon for garden owners to get stuck with an unsightly tree stump in their garden. They usually occupy prominent places, too, since those stumps were once beautiful trees.  One may have even been the centerpiece of your garden!

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01/18/2022 02:53 am GMT

You’d want to be rid of them, yes, but removing tree stumps can be a very difficult task. So if it’s not necessary to get rid of them in your area, why not turn them into planters instead?

Tree Stump Planter

This planter idea is simple. All you have to do is hollow out the center to fill it with soil for your plants to grow in!

You can put any plant or flower that you wish. Some people even make fairy gardens with their tree stumps! No matter which plants you choose, you’re sure to have a lovely and unique feature in your yard. đŸ™‚

Take a look at some examples from our album below and learn how it’s done!

You’ll need these materials:

  • 3/4″ Gravel for drainage
  • Potting Soil
  • Compost
  • Plants of your choice

And these tools:

  • Mattock
  • Safety Glasses
  • Auger fitted with 3/8 to 1/2″ Bit
  • Hand Trowel

Click on any image to start the lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox.8-)

You can get step-by-step instructions from This Old House over here



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