How to Make a Bicycle Planter

Turn an old bicycle into this gorgeous planter!
Turn an old bicycle into this gorgeous planter!

Do you have an old bicycle that’s been sitting inside your garage for years? It’s time to take it out – but not for a ride. Don’t throw it out just yet. You can breathe new life into it and turn it into something functional and beautiful.

Using colorful flowers will help add a decorative element into your garden.
Using colorful flowers will help add a decorative element into your garden.

With that old bicycle of yours, you can have both a garden décor and a functional planter. Imagine how beautiful that would look! Simply put in a basket at the front and at the back, plant gorgeous flowers and in no time, you’ll have something stunning.

This bicycle planter is a very easy project. You can have one done in less than an hour. You can even ask your kids to help out. It will be a great bonding activity with the family.

Materials:

  • An old bike
  • Two baskets
  • Moss (sphagnum or decorative Spanish)
  • Potted plants of your choice
  • Plastic grocery bags (to line the baskets)
  • Ribbons
  • Anything that would support the bike
  • Wires

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Learn how to make a bicycle planter! You can get the step-by-step instructions here

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