DIY Ideas to Use Pallets in the Garden

Pallets are used to ship materials safely. Most of the times we throw them away or burn. But these pallets are so useful that you can make things out of them.
This post will show how to do this.
Pallet Planter
Make simple and rustic planter out of pallets.
Pallet Birdhouse
Give shelter to birds in your garden. Make a charming pallet birdhouse.
Mini Greenhouse
Make a mini greenhouse for potted plants, perfect for balcony and patio gardens. Learn how to make it here.
Pallet Pot Holder
Use up your vertical space smartly, this pallet pot holder is a correct example of how to do this.
Raised Bed
Why not create some raised beds from pallets. Ensure to use Heat treated pellets if growing edible plants. Avoid chemically treated pallets.
Pallet Swing
Swinging in the warm and fragrant rustling wind in summer evening. What's more wonderful? You can create a pallet swing too.

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Frequently asked questions

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  3 questions
  • Krafty KAT Krafty KAT on Jul 06, 2017
    how do you know if it is heat treated pallets? I would like to make a garden shed out of pallets do you think that is possible?

  • Phi53594888 Phi53594888 on Oct 13, 2021

    Where are the instructions?

  • Sweetie Sweetie on Nov 03, 2021

    I don’t see any instructions for the boxes?


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  • Kathy Kathy on Nov 15, 2015
    This is so great

  • Patti Patti on Jun 06, 2017
    WARNING: The IPPC Logo: if you don't see it, don't use it! Even if a pallet may be perfectly safe without this logo, it could also mean that it was treated with chemicals! The treatment code : [HT] = Heat treatment / [MB] = Methyl Bromide / [DB] = Debarked / [KD] = Kiln Dried.