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How to create tiered planters

Found this project online and thought I'd try it since the tall planters I wanted were over $100 each!

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Spray paint all your pots the same or different colors, or leave them natural, your choice

Spray paint all your pots the same or different colors, or leave them natural, your choice

Add dirt to your bottom pot and pack well since it will support the weight of the pots above

Add dirt to your bottom pot and pack well since it will support the weight of the pots above

Repeat stacking and packing

Repeat stacking and packing

Be sure not to fill pots too full. Allow room for the plants

Be sure not to fill pots too full. Allow room for the plants

Set your plants in the pots to check for placement and aesthetics. I used creeping Jenny, begonias, and impatients, all shade plants since mine are in my porch

Set your plants in the pots to check for placement and aesthetics. I used creeping Jenny, begonias, and impatients, all shade plants since mine are in my porch

Sit back and enjoy!

Sit back and enjoy!

  • 1.0 Terra cotta pot 14"
  • 1.0 Terra cotta pot 12"
  • 1.0 Terra cotta pot 10"
  • 1.0 Terra cotta pot 8"
  • 1.0 Terra cotta pot 6" (optional)
  • 2.0 Bags potting soil
  • 4.0 Packs various annuals
  • 2.0 14 inch plastic saucers to catch the water