Do you have old tyres? Don’t throw them away, upcycle them as garden planters.
Used tyres are surprisingly versatile items that can be used to transform garden spaces. Often discarded, and difficult to recycle, these wonderful rings of rubber can be made into useful garden features with only a few minor DIY alterations.
From quirky and colourful planters to unique garden furniture, this list is filled with creative ideas for upcycling your tyres:
Reminiscent of the tyre swings that children play on, a hanging flower planter is an eye-catching way to show off beautiful blossoms. All it takes is a fresh coat of paint and a few metres of rope to recreate the feature below.