Here’s another easy project that will bring more colour and life to your home! All you have to do is build this pallet planter box in one day, wait around five months and you’ll have an eye-catching feature in your yard!
This easy DIY project is the perfect way to add some charm to your outdoor space. By simply drilling 2-inch holes into the panels of a pallet planter box, you can create a beautiful pallet planter box that is perfect for cascading flowers. This project is simple and only requires a few tools and materials, making it a great option for even the novice DIYer. With a little bit of time and effort, you can have a stunning planter box that will add interest and beauty to your yard or patio.
It’s a really easy pallet project that anybody can build. You don’t even have to worry about making the planter look very pretty. When your flowers have fully grown, the entire flower box would be unseen and all you will see is a seeming explosion of colours. 😉
When it comes to filling out your pallet planter basket, Wave Petunias are always a great option. But don’t feel like you’re limited to just these flowers – other cascading varieties can work well too, as can regular petunias. Just make sure to pack the soil in tightly so that your plants have plenty of support. Experiment with different combinations of plants to find what works best for you, and enjoy the beauty of your homemade pallet planter box!
When it comes to pallets, it is important to use ones that are safe and non-toxic. Otherwise, your pallet planter box could pose a serious health hazard. If you are unsure how to distinguish safe from toxic pallets, there are a few key things to look for. Toxic pallets are usually made from treated wood that has been infused with chemicals.
These chemicals can leach into the soil and ultimately end up in your plants. Safe pallets, on the other hand, are made from untreated wood. If you do not know how to distinguish safe from toxic pallets, then check this article to guide you.
If you don’t have access to old pallets or are unsure about the ones you’re about to get, you can use pine or cedar timber instead. Both of these materials are sturdy and will support your weight, so you can feel confident using them. However, if you’re planning on using the timber for an extended period of time, pine may not be the best option as it is more susceptible to rot and insect damage. Cedar, on the other hand, is a more durable option that will last longer.
This flower box is not just an easy project you can do for your yard, it is also a great DIY gift idea you can make for your friends and family! With just a few supplies and some simple instructions, you can create a beautiful and personalized gift that will be cherished for years to come.
Is this pallet planter box going to be your next weekend project?
You’ll need these materials:
- Old Pallets
- 2 1/2″ Wood Screws
- 1 1/4″ Wood Screws
- Potting Mix
- Soil Moist
- Weed Guard
- Cascade Flowers, Wave Petunias and/or Regular Flowers
- Packing Peanuts (optional, as filler)
And these tools:
- Measuring Tape
- Pencil Marker
- Circular Saw
- Cordless Drill (with 2″ Hole Saw)
You can get step-by-step instructions from Amy over at Her Tool Belt…
Here are other pallet planter ideas you can build for your garden:
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Tiered Pallet Garden Bed