Plant Some New Ideas – Garden Supplies and Planters

If it’s just a little too early for you to fill those planters with precious posies, why not think outside the pot? You can make planters functional all over your home!

Corral kitchen utensils:

Creative Uses for Planters - Kitchen Organizer, Ten Thousand Villages, Mosaic

Relax resourcefully:

Stash magazines, letters and other cards in this easy to find spot.

Creative Uses for Planters - Mail and Magazines, Ten Thousand Villages, Mosaic


Knives, forks and spoons at a picnic or party are perfect in an herb planter. Line pots with decorative napkins.

Creative Uses for Planters - Picnic Helpers, Ten Thousand Villages, Mosaic


Pens, pencils and other office supplies

Creative Uses for Planters - Office Supplies, Ten Thousand Villages, Mosaic

Entertain with Ease:

Chill drinks on the patio or store rolled towels in the guest bathroom:

Creative Uses for Planters - Drink Cooler.  Ten Thousand Villages, Mosaic

Handcrafted by Cambodian artisans who use recycled fish feed bags, this clever pocketed planter is perfect for limited growing spaces like a balcony, deck or patio. Don’t have a kitchen windowsill? You can also bring it inside for a year-round herb garden.

Creative Uses for Planters - Garden Grow Bag, Ten Thousand Villages, MosaicWhat are your most creative uses for planters?