Are you passionate about gardening and searching for ways to save money on planters? Or do you enjoy crafting and the DIY lifestyle, and want to find ways to upcycle household items, maybe even start a small business? Consider making upcycled planters! You can transform almost any old item into a unique planter. Whether it’s old soda bottles, discarded eggshells, chairs, or drawers, there are endless possibilities. You can create large or small planters, herb gardens, hanging planters, and anything else your imagination desires. And if you’re looking to turn your upcycling hobby into a business, be sure to learn how to start an upcycling business to fully capitalize on your creations. So, how do you turn a container into a planter? It depends on the container, but here are the basic steps: gather supplies, prepare the container (drill holes if necessary), decorate the containers to match your style, line porous containers, add rocks for drainage, fill with potting soil and plant your seeds or flowers. There are so many possibilities for upcycled planters! You can use old paint cans, colanders, tires, rain boots, gift baskets, coffee tins, shells, tea tins, wheelbarrows, coffee tables, used candle jars, troll dolls, laundry baskets, old chairs, and soda bottles. The options are endless. So, start looking around your house and get creative with your upcycled planters!