How To Repurpose Old Logs Into Gorgeous Planters That Will Spice Up Your Yard

There’s something about creating a beautiful display of flowers and gardening has been linked to lowered stress levels.

We’ve got the perfect planter for you: log planters.

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If you’ve got a tree stump you need to remove or a fallen log on your hands, you have all the raw material you need to make a gorgeous planter.

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The idea is simple, but the effect is stunning.

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All you need to do is hollow out your log or stump, either along the length or in the middle. Then, fill it will potting soil and your chosen plants … and voilĂ !

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It’s also a good idea to seal any parts of the planter that will get wet when you water the plants it holds. This will help delay any rotting.

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These gorgeous planters are great for both inside and outside. When left outside, they almost look like a naturally occurring bit of beauty.

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You can still keep your more traditional pots, too; these log planters look like they belong with even the nicest piece of glazed pottery.

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The great thing about these rustic planters is that they look great with any kind of greenery you choose. Grasses, vines, and herbs all suit a log planter.

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And even the most colorful collection of flowers seem right at home inside a hollowed-out log.

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Just because they’re natural and rustic doesn’t mean they have to be boring in design, either; this train planter made from logs is fun and functional!

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And what about a tree that’s still growing? You don’t have to chop anything down to create a one-of-a-kind trunk planter. Take advantage of a still-standing tree with a hollow space in the trunk to attractively house succulents.

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