Container Plans & Ideas

Our container plans and ideas can spark your creativity and get you excited to create your own. There are fresh, fun, and easy container garden ideas that you can fill your yard with. If you lack room in your yard for vegetables or particular types of plants, there are ways to use containers to add them. Check out the possibilities we've come up with!

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How to Make a Tiered Strawberry Planter

Create perfect compartments to hold up to nine varieties of strawberries. This wooden planter box has a streamlined, geometric style that's easy to plant in.

DIY Drip Irrigation System for Containers

Keep your container gardens hydrated all summer with a fully customized irrigation system. With the right parts, you can assemble it yourself on a Saturday afternoon.

How to Plant a Window Box

Window boxes are a blank slate for you to design and plant in. If you plant them right, the design options for a successful window box are endless.

5 Outdoor Planters You'll Want to Put On Your Patio Right Now

Whether you like a modern, streamlined look or a farmhouse vibe, you can find a great planter to add to your landscape. Here are some of our favorites—all under $100.

8 Charming Terrarium Accessories You Can Get on Amazon

Fill your terrarium with adorable, tiny figurines, and accessories that reflect you and the things you love. It's easy to get your favorites shipped to your door because all of these are available on Amazon.

These Winter Container Gardens Are So Seasonally Festive

Believe it or not, your garden can be full of green in any season—even if the ground is frozen solid! Look to evergreen branches and bright berries to give your winter container gardens a splash of holiday color.

More Container Plans & Ideas

3 Ways to Turn Cheap Pumpkin Buckets into Festive Planters

Halloween is the time to get crafty—ideally, on a budget. With easy-to-find dollar store supplies and a little DIY effort, we turned these plastic pumpkin buckets into scary-cute planters. Grab your fairy godmother wand and get creative.

Make a Succulent Monogram Planter from a Salvaged Sign Letter

In this easy DIY project, succulents and vintage signage combine to create an eye-catching piece of living art. Display this succulent letter-shape planter on your front door or in a favorite reading nook to bring a hint of green and vintage flair to your decor.

Creative Terrariums: Your How-To Guide to Succulents and Moss

Terrariums are the perfect way to enjoy a little bit of nature inside. I love to design sweet miniature gardens, especially during the winter months when everything is dead outside. They are easy to make and even easier to maintain. See below for what you need and how to make trendy succulent gardens as well as romantic moss terrariums.