DIY Planter Box
Are you looking to beautify your front porch or plant a garden on your patio? Discover 25+ easy to make DIY planter boxes you can make in an afternoon. Add your flowers of choice or plant greens, tomatoes and herbs to help cut down on your produce costs. Start spring early by bringing some color to your patio with these amazing DIY projects.
Patio Garden Boxes
When we purchased our home there was no garden, no front porch planters, nothing. Our home needed some planter boxes, flowers, greenery and shrubs. It needed some outdoor plants.
How To Build A Planter Box
I am handy with tools but I prefer to leave the DIY builds to the professionals. And by chance I am married to one. My husband has built his fair share of DIY furniture, patio covers, sundecks, planter boxes and more.
Space For Plants
So when our home needed some space for plants he created the most amazing garden area with tiered levels for greens and produce. Separate wood planters for herbs and flowers and a rock bed around the fruit trees we planted.
DIY Planter Box Ideas
You can build DIY planters from wood, concrete or upcycle pallets, other planters or containers. 5 gallon buckets are a popular planter for tomatoes and other vegetables. But in reality if it can hold dirt and stand up to the elements it can be made into a planter.
How To Make Planter Boxes
We have compiled 25 amazing DIY planters for you to create and construct for use around the yard. Cottage Life has a great video showing you step by step how to create a planter box.
Build A Planter Box
Building a planter box isn’t hard. If you are building a wooden planter box you will require a hammer, screw driver or drill, nails, screws and possibly wood glue, sandpaper and paint. It will all depend on the style of homemade planter you are looking to make. Each planter below comes with instructions and the required materials listed.
Homemade Flower Boxes
A great way to add color to the outside of your home or patio is with homemade flower boxes filled with bright colored flowers. Whether you are planting seeds or adding flower starts flower baskets are a great cheap way to brighten up an outdoor space.
DIY Outdoor Planter Boxes
Below you will find a great selection of outdoor planter boxes including front porch planters, wooden planters, concrete planters, pallet planters and easy DIY garden planter boxes.
Front Porch Planters
Tall DIY Cedar Planter Boxes – Juggling Act Mama
Easy Wooden Front Porch Planters – Making Manzanita
DIY Farmhouse Porch Planters – Noting Grace
DIY Criss Cross Outdoor Planters – She Gave It A Go
DIY Pot Cover – By Duhn
DIY Succulent Wall Planter – Empress of Dirt
Blue Jean Planter – Birdz of a Feather
Raised Bed Planters
How To Build A Raised Planter Box – Charles and Hudson
DIY Raised Garden Bed – Homestead and Chill
DIY Tiered Strawberry Planter – Hydrangea Tree House
Concrete Planter Boxes
Easy Pour Concrete Bowl Planters – Made By Barb
DIY Burlap Bag Shaped Concrete Planters – The Owner Builder Network
DIY Concrete Planters – Love, Create, Celebrate
Wood Patio Planters
DIY Scrap Wood Outdoor Planter – The Inspired Workshop
DIY Chippendale Planter – House Becoming Home
Tiered Planter Box – Anika’s DIY Life
DIY Pallet Patio Planter Boxes
Pallet Planter and Privacy Screen – My Thrifty Life
How To Build A Pallet Planter – Lovely Greens
Easy DIY Outdoor Patio Planter Boxes
DIY Faux Concrete Pot Planters – Domestically Blissful
Easy DIY Cedar Planters – Twelve On Main
Cinder Block Planter – Home Talk
DIY Planter For String Lights – Fox Hollow Cottage
DIY Garden Box
Build Your Own Railing Planter – Better Homes & Gardens
$10 Cedar Tiered Herb Garden – Ana White
Raised Planter Bed with Trellis – Dalla Vita
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Updated June 8, 2021