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19 Genius Ways To Use Ikea Products As Your Garden

Turn your lanterns into "planterns."

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1. Stack up Kardemumma pots to create a modern container garden.

A stylish and retro look for a low cost. Full tutorial at Brady Bunch Remodel.
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A stylish and retro look for a low cost.

Full tutorial at Brady Bunch Remodel.

2. Chop the legs off a Lack side table and turn it into a vertical succulent garden.

Lack tables only cost $9.99, so you could make a whole wall of these.Full tutorial at 17 Apart.
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Lack tables only cost $9.99, so you could make a whole wall of these.

Full tutorial at 17 Apart.

3. Prefer an angular design to a rounded one? Make this Lack vertical succulent garden instead.

Full tutorial at Craftberry Bush.

4. Ditch the tea lights and convert your Borrby lantern into a “plantern” for a few succulents.

Succulents are never a fire hazard.Full tutorial at The Surprise-aholic.
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Succulents are never a fire hazard.

Full tutorial at The Surprise-aholic.

5. The Mörkt lantern is also capable of housing a plant instead of a candle.

Hang them over your patio and alternate lights with leaves.Full tutorial at Ikea Hackers.
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Hang them over your patio and alternate lights with leaves.

Full tutorial at Ikea Hackers.

6. An Ore shower curtain rod + Fintorp flatware caddies + Bygel hooks = an herb garden for your window.

Just be sure to use a window that gets a decent amount of light.Full tutorial at Ikea Hackers.
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Just be sure to use a window that gets a decent amount of light.

Full tutorial at Ikea Hackers.

7. Create a modern planter using a serving bowl.

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Just add legs!

Full tutorial in Justina Blakeney's book: The New Bohemians.

8. Turn a Råskog cart into the prettiest portable herb garden ever.

Wheel your garden outside to get some sun and then push it back in when it’s time to cook.Full tutorial at This Little Street.
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Wheel your garden outside to get some sun and then push it back in when it’s time to cook.

Full tutorial at This Little Street.

9. Dragan boxes are meant to hold goods in your bathroom, but they're equally great at holding plants.

If you'd prefer a more traditional plant pot shape, try the Vildapel.Full tutorial at A Pumpkin & A Princess.
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If you'd prefer a more traditional plant pot shape, try the Vildapel.

Full tutorial at A Pumpkin & A Princess.

10. Construct some wooden stands for your Bigarrå pots.

Mid-century marvelous.Full tutorial at Sugar & Cloth.
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Mid-century marvelous.

Full tutorial at Sugar & Cloth.

11. Repurpose a Gemak colander as a hanging garden.

Complete with built-in drainage.Full tutorial at Creative Savings.
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Complete with built-in drainage.

Full tutorial at Creative Savings.

12. Need a lot of room for planting? Use an Äpplarö storage bench.

There's quite a bit of space between the slats, so be sure to line the bench with plastic sheeting to keep it contained.Full tutorial at Ikea Hackers.
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There's quite a bit of space between the slats, so be sure to line the bench with plastic sheeting to keep it contained.

Full tutorial at Ikea Hackers.

13. If you get tired of an old Ikea lamp, turn the shade into a lovely planter.

This tutorial is specifically for the Basisk pendant lamp, but the instructions would work for a ton of others.Full tutorial at Jade and Fern.
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This tutorial is specifically for the Basisk pendant lamp, but the instructions would work for a ton of others.

Full tutorial at Jade and Fern.

14. Make an outdoor wall o' greenery using Äpplarö wall panels and Socker planters.

Fill it with as many (or as few) plants as you wish. Full tutorial at Design Wine Dine.
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Fill it with as many (or as few) plants as you wish.

Full tutorial at Design Wine Dine.

15. Plant some strawberries in the Variera plastic bag dispenser.

This keeps them up in the air and away from pests. Full tutorial at Sow & Dipity.
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This keeps them up in the air and away from pests.

Full tutorial at Sow & Dipity.

16. Reuse Sinnlig candle holders as homes for your smallest plants.

A teeny tiny garden.Full tutorial at Burkatron.
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A teeny tiny garden.

Full tutorial at Burkatron.

17. Display your air plants on a Ribba shelf.

You could use a series of shelves like this as a border in your living room.More information at Hot For Houses.
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You could use a series of shelves like this as a border in your living room.

More information at Hot For Houses.

18. Hang a Vurm rack vertically and it’s perfect for wine, but flip it horizontally and it becomes an excellent wall planter.

Label each container using some chalkboard paint and chalk to keep track of what you’ve planted.More information at Design Fixation.
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Label each container using some chalkboard paint and chalk to keep track of what you’ve planted.

More information at Design Fixation.

19. And if you're feeling lazy, you can simply turn a Frakta bag into a portable garden.

You probably have at least three hanging around the house somewhere: load 'em up with soil and get growing.More information at Ikea Hackers.
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You probably have at least three hanging around the house somewhere: load 'em up with soil and get growing.

More information at Ikea Hackers.

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