30 DIY Pallet Planter Box Ideas For Your Garden

  • Shreya 

Whether you like plants, want a change or decor or just like DIY in general, there is no denying that DIY planters are a hit with everyone. They can be made in a variety of shapes, sizes and using whatever building materials you fancy. In the same vein, DIY pallet planter boxes are a classic when it comes to DIY projects. They are versatile, easily repurposed, cheap and a smart choice for the environment.

30 Best DIY Pallet Planter Box Ideas

Here we have a selection of some really cool and stylish DIY pallet plant box ideas to try out. These range from hanging to large and triangle and everything in between. If you have been looking for ways to house your plants in a more elegant container, you can’t go wrong with this one. So check out the list below to find some inspiration for your next DIY wood pallet project.

1. DIY Wood Pallet Hanging Planter

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Hanging pallet plant box ideas can be a great space saving idea. This particular tutorial will show you how to make inexpensive hanging wood pallet planters. It doesn’t matter if you’re new to woodworking. This one is very straightforward and simple to execute. If you like the rustic look of pallet boards and chain metal, you should definitely check this one out.

2. DIY Pallet Planter Box

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If you’ve been hoarding up pallet wood wondering when inspiration to use it will hit, this is the sign you needed. It is such an easy and inexpensive project that can be done in a couple of hours. Not only that, this pallet wood plant box will really change the look of whichever space you place it. If you’re looking for an idea to make durable and attractive planters for the front porch, this tutorial is for you.

3. Large Upcycled Pallet Planter

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We all want our pallet plant box to look as stylish as possible while still retaining a rustic charm. Well, it’s lucky that this tutorial exists. You can now upcycle those old pallet boards to create these gorgeous large planter boxes. They are so bright and cheerful to look at, not to mention really easy to make. For the details on how to do it, check out the tutorial.

4. Wooden DIY Plant Box

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You’re not going to believe how easy and quick it is to make this DIY pallet plant box with legs. You are going to need a few power tools to get this one perfectly done, but that’s a small detail in the big picture. Also, the little legs are a very pleasing visual detail. If you’ve been waiting a long time for the perfect pallet planter to show off your garden, you’re going to want to check this one out.

5. DIY Criss Cross Planter

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Who doesn’t love a good DIY? This one is elegant and classy outdoor pallet plant box that will really brighten your front porch. The appeal of this pallet planter is in its simplistic design and basic criss cross pattern.

Don’t even worry about how long this might take you. You’ll be done before you know it because it’s so simple and straightforward. If you like a suave DIY, you can’t get better than this.

6. Recycled Wood Pallet Planter

Image and tutorial by palletswoodenprojects

A planter can really add more visual elements and beauty to your home garden.They make the space more comfortable to relax in as well. That is the reason we have this fun and innovative idea for a DIY recycled pallet wood plant box. The tutorial offers a step by step approach on how to build this modish wood pallet planter. It adds a very pretty rustic charm and will go perfectly next to your backyard porch. Do check out the tutorial for the steps.

7. Pallet Plant Box with Backyard Patio

Image and tutorial by decorandthedog

Sometimes, one pallet plant box is just not enough to get the job done. In that case, you have to use this tutorial to make yourself a beautiful vertical planter box fence. It is the perfect addition to your backyard patio. If you’re looking for an easy way to build multiple planter boxes in no time, you’ve come to the right place. Best part is you can ger this done over the weekend. Who would have thought right?

8. Upcycled Pallet Planter with Trellis Screen

Image and tutorial by cassiefairy

For those of you who have a ton of space pallet boards lying around waiting to be used, come aboard for this lovely tutorial. An upcycled wood project will always have our approval and this one is no different. It’s almost surprising how easy this beautiful rustic pallet wood plant box is to make. And the trellis screen really elevates the look of it as well. The tutorial is really easy to follow and you will build your planter box in just a couple of hours

9. Pallet Planter Box for Flowers

Image and tutorial by hertoolbelt

Cascading flowers can really change the whole mood of your home. And now we have the perfect planter to showcase them. This super plant box with legs will look amazing in your front yard when covered with bright flowers.

The tutorial uses a reclaimed pallet which is so good because who doesn’t like a good upcycling DIY. So if you’re looking to brighten up a window or the front of your home, do check out how to do this super easy tutorial.

10. Easy Wood Pallet Planter

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This is a wonderful and easy pallet wood plant box for those who love farmhouse rustic elements in their garden. The cascading effect of the plants is certainly another visual element.If you’ve been looking to add more greenery to your garden but seem to be short on space, going vertical is very smart. Making a planter box with pallets will save you a lot on costs as well. So go ahead, try out this amazing tutorial today.

11. Planter Box from Pallets

Image and tutorial by instructables

Doesn’t this pallet plant box look so neat and satisfying? They can be used to house your plain planters in a very attractive manner. It’s great for the environment to use pallets because you’re upcycling and reusing this wood.

The instructions do call for a fair amount of power tools, but that will help you work much faster. The stained finish add to the overall appeal of these stylish planters. If you’re looking to make them for yourself, check out the tutorial today.

12. Triangle Pallet Planter

Image and tutorial by lovecreatecelebrate

Are you looking to update your the look of your patio but don’t know where to begin? I have the answer. It’s triangular planters. They’re unique, stylish and very easy to make. You can easily do this all in an evening and you will be so satisfied at the end. You can add a wide variety of different plants to this. They’ll all look good in something this elegant. If you’ve been looking for something different, you will not be disappointed with this one.

13. DIY Railing Pallet Planter Box

Image and tutorial by thehandymansdaughter

You don’t need special fancy tools for this one. Yes that’s right!! This easy and simple pallet plant box can be made in no time and requires no large equipment. They’re a great addition to your balcony or deck and you’ll have an instant garden available.

If you’ve been searching for a straightforward tutorial for your balcony planters, this is the right place. Plus, this is a fun way to use those couple of extra pallets that you have had lying around for ages.

14. DIY Pallet Herb Plant Box

Image and tutorial by floralandfeather

Reusing and recycling is what is the need of the hour. And the same is true when you’re upgrading your garden as well. This handy DIY pallet wood plant box is a great way to put that principle to practice.

It can be done in one afternoon, it is really easy on your pockets and it is a surefire way to get some greenery into your backyard. Again, it is a great project for beginners who don’t want to get into fancy woodwork. If all this sounds appealing to you, head onto the tutorial right now.

15. Tall Pallet Plant Box

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Have you been on the lookout for something awesome to add to your backyard patio? How about a tall pallet plant box which will only cost you around $20? Sounds too good to be true doesn’t it? If you like things that are different and add visual depth to your space, you cannot go wrong with this one. It is easy, it is cheap and it is really fun to make.

16. Portable Pallet Plant Box

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A portable pallet plant box almost sounds like a dream come true right? You can grow all sorts of plants in it because of its size and functionality. If you’re always worried about the amount of sunlight your plants will receive through the day, it’s nice to be able to change locations accordingly. And this pretty pallet planter is the perfect solution for that. If you’re up for an adventure and want to make this lovely and handy planter, head to the tutorial now.

17. DIY Outdoor Pallet Planter

Image and tutorial by jaimecostiglio

I love projects like this because you’re taking something that going to be otherwise discarded to make something useful. This tutorial shows you how to make a DIY pallet plant box with legs using a scrap fence. Great isn’t it?

Do you have an old pile of pallet wood lying around? Or a pallet fence that you don’t need? This project will show you a great way to recycle that instead of throwing it away. Use your free weekend afternoon to build this. It really is that easy.

18. Window Pallet Plant Box

Image and tutorial by kruseworkshop

Window boxes look elegant and show a very put together picture of your home. If you’ve been on the lookout for window box plans but don’t want the same thing as everyone else, try using pallet boards. A pallet plant box can give your outdoor decor a very classy rustic look. That combined with creeper or hanging plants will be the perfect story for your patio or window. For the details, read the easy instructions.

19. Pallet Plant Box with Trellis

Image and tutorial by thehandymansdaughter

We have planters and then we have trellises. Here, we have planters with trellises, which is somehow so much better than ever. Using your old pallet fence boards to create a small pallet plant box with legs is ingenious.

If you want an upcycling project and need to change the decor of your backyard, head on to this tutorial right now. This is such an easy and straightforward project for the planters on your porch. Go ahead and check out the full plans right now.

20. Easy DIY Pallet Planter Box

Image and tutorial by thejunqdrawer

With pallet projects being so popular right now, it is only fitting that we include as many original pallet wood tutorials as possible. If you have some old pallets boards lying around and have been wondering how to repurpose them, making cute pallet plant boxes is the way to go.

You don’t need a ton of fancy equipment to get started on this one. It is easy and straightforward enough for a beginner to make. These kinds of plant boxes are great for patio decor and even on window sills. If you like the sound of that, do check out the tutorial.

21. DIY Planter Box from Pallets

Image and tutorial by palletnswoodenprojects

If you’ve been looking at your home garden and wondering what could add to it’s beauty and charm, you might want to check out this awesome tutorial. This amazing pallet plant box with legs is a great addition for your garden visually and functionally. And if you like the sound of DIY, this one is definitely going to be up your alley.

Using old pallet boards means that you cut the cost of this project by a lot. And it’s also recycling old materials which is so great. The little modish detail with the legs and trim are an elegant addition to the planter as well. For all the details, head on to the instructions.

22. Chunky Wooden Planter

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All this time, we’ve been looking at really slim and delicate pallet board ideas. But here is a nice sturdy and chunky pallet plant box for your back or front porch. It is very simple to do yet packs a whole lot of fun in the process. The little gold ring embellishment details are definitely a wonderful addition to the planter box. This little project will even make a really nice and thoughtful gift for others.

23. DIY Wooden Pallet Planter

Image and tutorial by cherishedbliss

If you want a slightly challenging project for a refined addition to your front porch, we have this cool and polished pallet wood plant box idea. You need a few woodworking skills but other than that, it is a super fun project to do. For a tall planter like this, make sure to get your pallets cut to the correct size. The rope details on the front really give this planter a very rustic yet sophisticated feel. If you want one on your front porch, you might want to read all the details.

24. Small Pallet Planter with Legs

Image and tutorial by homedit

Need something that isn’t time consuming or difficult when it comes to plant box ideas? This sweet and cost efficient project might just do the trick for you. If you can find some wooden pallet boards for free, you’ll have yourself a beautiful and stylish pallet plant box with legs in no time. The angled legs really add to the visual appeal of this planter.

25. Small Pallet Plant Box for Indoors

Image and tutorial by livelaughrowe

We’ve seen a lot of large outdoor pallet plant box ideas on this list. For a change, why not take a look at these charming small pallet plant boxes for indoor plants. Isn’t it adorable?

It is the perfect project for discarded pallets – whatever size they might be. The tutorial goes into perfect detail about how to go about making these planters. Go ahead and check it out yourself.

26. DIY Flower Pallet Plant Box

Image and tutorial by aproverbs31wife

If you’re looking for the perfect spring project, you will want to try your hand at this one. It is the perfect addition to your home garden. You can be sure that a pallet wood plant box like this will attract a lot of butterflies in the springtime. And who can say no to butterflies. Make this project with a discarded pallet stand and you’ll be able to build it at a fraction of the cost. The tutorial will be a guide for how to do things easily.

27. DIY Pallet Garden Wall

Image and tutorial by ruffledblog

Vertical gardens are a great way to save space. You can grow a lot more plants and if done correctly, they can look really good. Therefore, it only makes sense that we attempt a pallet plant box for making our vertical garden. Not only are you recycling and repurposing unwanted materials, but pallet boards are very aesthetic. This project will definitely add a rustic element to your garden.

28. Pallet Board Herb Garden

Image and tutorial by gingersnapcrafts

If you love plants there is a high chance that you want your own herb garden. It’s a great way to cut costs and have fresh herbs whenever you need them. And if you have been looking for ideas to grow your herb garden, pallets might be a popular choice. Pallet plant box projects are an easy way to grow your garden vertically. And trust me, it’s a really good way to recycle. If all this seems up your alley, head to the tutorial to see how it’s done.

29. Simple Square DIY Plant Box

Image and tutorial by twofirstfeet

Often, we spend so much time on our yard and back porch that we forget our front porch needs love too. And what better way to decorate the entrance to your home than with planters. This adorable pallet plant box with legs will be the perfect fit for that.

You can use whatever pallet boards you already have to get started with it. The instructions are easy enough for you to do it even without much prior experience. And the best part? You can change the dimensions for something larger if you desire. Now that’s what we call complete DIY.

30. DIY Scrap Wood Outdoor Planter

Image and tutorial by theinspiredworkshop

Do you like hoarding your scrap pieces of wood until you have no idea what to do with them? Have a pallet frame that is in desperate need of a project? Well, this project is your calling. You don’t need to be busting out all your pallets boards at once for this.

The instructions will show you how to reuse and recycle every small piece for minimal wastage. That sounds almost too good to be true on its own. If you’re new to woodworking, you’re going to have a lot of fun with this project since it is very straightforward and easy to do.

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