DIY Tire Planter

Turn old tires into beautiful planters!
Turn old tires into beautiful planters!

If you’ve ever owned a car, you are likely to have had to change the tires at least once. That left you with a dilemma as to where to put the used tires.

Thankfully, the times of burning tires in your yard are long forgotten. If there’s no tire recycling facility near you, this DIY project will breathe some unexpected new life into discarded tires. 

If you want big decorative pots for your garden, this is what you’re looking for.

When painting, get as creative as you want... your imagination's the limit!
When painting, get as creative as you want… your imagination’s the limit!

This project is simple. Although cutting the tire can be quite challenging, you can ask for help. The rest is easy. When painting, get creative! Use fun and whimsical colors that will look good in your garden. You can customize the design just the way you want it.

Think of what this project can do for the environment. Not only will you beautify your garden, you also help in getting rid of non-biodegradable trash.


  • Old Tire
  • Exterior Paint
  • Spray Paint
  • Lots of Newspaper (for covering surface while painting)
  • Soil and Plants


  • Chalk
  • Jigsaw
  • Protective Gear

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Learn how to turn an old tire into an attractive planter. You can get the step-by-step instructions here



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