13 Amazing Ideas for Reusing Wooden Pallets in the Garden

Ideas for Reusing Wooden Pallets

Looking for ways to repurpose old shipping pallets? These ideas for reusing wooden pallets in the garden allow you to save money and recycle something that otherwise would have ended in the scrap yard.

I love pallets because they’re strong and sturdy. They’ll last for decades and their shape lends them to many different uses.

Here are some of the best ways you can use them in your garden or backyard.

 

Amazingly Creative Ideas for Reusing Wooden Pallets in the Garden

Outdoor Wooden Cabinet

Outdoor Wooden Cabinet

This is an amazing wooden cabinet that’s made from pallets.

You do need to have a bit of carpentry skill to create this lovely DIY piece. But, once you’re done, it is well worth the time and effort.

The best part is you’re able to customize it to your needs.

So, you can make as many or as few shelves as you need. And, decide the dimensions of both the cabinet and shelves as well.

You can likewise add doors by screwing on hinges if you wish.

 

Outdoor Pallet Kitchen or Grill

Outdoor Pallet Kitchen or Grill

This is an amazingly creative creation that lets you entertain outside.

The DIY outdoor pallet kitchen with grill lets you cook for friends and family as well as be the BBQ master.

You’ll need a few more pallets to create this one. And, some aluminum roof sheeting  as well.

 

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DIY Pallet Cabana & Bench

DIY Pallet Cabana & Bench

This lovely DIY pallet cabana and bench lets you keep the shape of the pallet without taking it apart as much like in some of the projects here.

You can still see the entire pallets on the sides, top and back of this cabana.

That said, adding a little paint goes such a long way. In this case, the white softens the hard edges of the pallets.

 

Wooden Pallet Sofa

Wooden Pallet Sofa

Do you and your family often find yourselves outside enjoying the sun or garden.

If so, why not create an outdoor sofa for lounging using old pallets.

This is one of my favorites because it looks very professionally made. The pallets provide a strong foundation for the sofa so it will be able to take a lot of weight. This way your entire family can sit and relax without worrying about its durability.

 

DIY Raised Pallet Planter

DIY Raised Pallet Planter

Here’s one that takes a little bit more planning.

The cascading planters add a bit of complexity of the design. And, you’ll need to break down the pallets a bit more because of the smaller sizes of the planter boxes.

But, when you’re done, this unique looking garden project will instantly be an eye catcher.

 

Pallet Fruit Rack

Pallet Fruit Rack

Want something amazing that’s very useful as well?

How about this DIY fruit rack created from pallets?

This is an awesome idea that will blow your friends’ minds once they see it. Of course, you can store other things in it other than fruit. For example you can use it as a tool cabinet in your workshop or garage.

You can also place other gardening items there.

 

Pallet Swing

Pallet Swing

For a bigger, more comfortable backyard swing set, you can use pallets instead of other materials.

The size of the pallet allows you to sit all the way back and relax on the swing. It is likewise designed to carry heavy objects so, you don’t have to worry about weight capacity as well.

 

DIY Pallet & Drawer Planter Tower

DIY Pallet & Drawer Planter Tower

In case you have some time to create a larger project, this amazing pallet planter tower is something you can do.

It has 6 different levels each of which lets you grow some plants in them.

You’ll be using some pallets as they are. And, will have to break apart some of the others to complete the smaller parts of the tower.

 

Standing Wooden Pallet for Hanging Containers

Standing Wooden Pallet for Hanging Containers

If you want something simpler that will take a day or two to complete for your weekend project, this lovely vertical pallet planter is a good choice.

It is especially perfect if you have a small backyard or want to be able to display some plants vertically.

 

Pallet Potting Bench

Pallet Potting Bench

Need a potting bench? No problem.

This will save you a few hundred bucks by making your own from used pallets.

You can keep the pallets as it like in this case. Or paint it for match your shed or backyard if you wish.

Either way, this amazing DIY pallet project is great because you get to decide the size of the work space as well as where each of the storage areas and shelves will go.

 

Hanging Pallet Vegetable Garden

Hanging Pallet Vegetable Garden

Here’s a great way to grow herbs and make them easy to pick.

Instead of keeping the pallet on the ground, why not hang it up against the wall of a shed. This is another space saving idea that will let you maximize space in your garden.

 

DIY Pallet Firewood Shed

DIY Pallet Firewood Shed

If you live in colder parts of the country, then you can create this firewood shed from old pallets.

This is another very useful DIY project that you can rely on for decades to come.

 

Vertical Wooden Pallet Pot Rack

Vertical Wooden Pallet Pot Rack

Here’s another space saving pallet idea. This time it is used as a vertical rack where you can keep smaller pots and plants.

This is a creative way to use pallets to display the plants.

Although, you do need to find a way to keep the rack balanced because of its relatively small base. As such, leaning it against the wall or adding weight to the bottom is a good idea.

 

Sources

  • Outdoor Wooden Cabinet – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/3166662207776149/
  • Outdoor Pallet Kitchen or Grill – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/550565123182863669/
  • DIY Pallet Cabana & Bench – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/150448443791669939/
  • DIY Raised Pallet Planter – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/129830401748018121/
  • Pallet Fruit Rack – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/219409813079972255/
  • Pallet Swing – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/274086327312634053/
  • DIY Pallet & Drawer Planter Tower – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/191051209169625016/
  • Pallet Potting Bench – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/1759287343653286/
  • DIY Pallet Firewood Shed – https://www.pinterest.com/pin/5207355809487882/

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