Top 10 Recycled Plant Containers


Old Overalls or Blue Jeans

Give your old jeans new legs as a hanging planter.
Give your old jeans new legs as a hanging planter.
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To create a hanging planter using blue jeans or overalls, you'll need two plants inside plastic containers, scissors, wire and some old denim clothing. Start by putting the plants in each pant leg. Poke small holes a few inches apart all the way around the jeans, penetrating through the plastic container of the plant as well. Weave the wire through the holes you've just cut. When you've gone all the way around, twist the ends of the wire together to secure the hold.

To build the hanging apparatus, cut three equal pieces of wire. Hold all three pieces and twist them together at the top until you've got about 4 inches. Take this twisted section and curve it into a hook, like the top of a clothes hanger. Then spread the three wires like the legs of a tripod. At each end, stick the wire inside the planter and twist it around the existing wire structure many times over. To further strengthen your denim planter, simply add a layer of super glue to the top of the hanging apparatus and at the end of each of the wires.