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How to Recycle a Toolbox Into a Planter

Recycle an old wooden toolbox into a flowerbox.

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individual potted plants go in each compartment
  • Time

    2 hours

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Difficulty



Step 1: Drill Holes, Add Potting Soil

Drill drainage holes in the bottom of the toolbox with a power drill (Image 1).

Place potting soil in each of the sections of the toolbox (Image 2).

Step 2: Add Plants

We used petunias. You could also plant the flowers in individual pots and place the containers in the toolbox.

individual potted plants go in each compartment

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