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Planter Boxes

Build one of these planter boxes for you deck, patio or even one that will water itself.

  1. Make Your Own Tiered Plant Stand

    Show off your gardening skills with this simple multi-level plant stand. It's easy to build from seven 8-ft.-long 1x2s.

Other Projects for DIYers from The Family Handyman:

  1. Deck: How to Build a Deck Planter


    Make a simple railing-mounted planter from standard gutter parts. You can complete it in an hour for less than $15.

  2. How to Build a Wooden Planter Box


    This stripped-down window planter can be built in less than an hour, yet the simplicity of the design resists rot far better than traditional window boxes.

  3. Building With Bamboo: Planter and Trellis


    Bring plants and flowers to your deck or patio with this handsome, but easy-to-build planter and trellis. And use it as a privacy screen as well. Materials cost about $100 and you can build it in a weekend.

  4. Tips for Moving Heavy Potted Plants


    Big outdoor planters are a great way to display flowers, but moving them is backbreaking. Here’s a simple way to cut the weight in half—and improve drainage at the same time.

  5. Build Your Own Self-Watering Planter


    Save water and grow healthier veggies and flowers with a self-watering planter. This attractive cedar design uses perforated drain pipe to store and distribute the water.

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