Recycled Tire Planter: Don't Throw Away That Rubber


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I saw the same photo on Pinterest that everyone else saw... you know the one with flowers flowing out of some colorful tires. I knew I had to do it! I had five tires in my garage ironically enough, and after searching a friends place I found some smaller cute ones. I laid out the tires in the spot where I had pulled up a long above ground vegetable box. I went to Lowe's and bought some spray paint (actually made two trips, as I forgot the all important pink & orange!).


 
Supplies Used:
9 - Used Tires 
5 - Plastic Burlap Feed Bags 
10 - 40 lbs. Bags of Cheap Top Soil @ $1.35 per bag**
1 - 40 lbs. Bag of Garden Soil @ $4.50
7 - Can of Spray Paint @ $4.95 per can
8 - Plants @ $25.00
4 - Plants from the Garden 
1 - Pack Seeds @ $1.00
1 - Old Pallet 
1 - Hammer
1 - Saw 
1 - Staple Gun with 5/18 staples
1 - Drill with 5/18 drill
1 - Scissors
1 - Tube of Gorilla Glue
1- Used Temperature Dial
1 - Pug Helper
 
Total Project Cost 
$78.65 
 
**Instead of field dirt to keep the tires from being so heavy, use empty water bottle to fill in the sides**

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