Not only are strawberries delicious, but they’re also easy to grow in almost all climates. Whether you’re starting a container garden, adding greenery to your balcony, or establishing a full-blown backyard garden, adding a strawberry plant should be one of the first things you do. With love, care, and plenty of sunshine, you could be snacking on juicy homegrown strawberries in just a few short months.
Strawberries grow well in pots, planters, hanging baskets, and even window boxes. Although bright red strawberries are beautiful on their own, planting them in a cute pot or container doesn’t hurt. Check out these DIY strawberry planter ideas for inspiration.
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Tiered Strawberry Planter
If you have a small outdoor space, strawberries are the best little fruits to grow there. With this DIY tiered planter from Hydrangea Treehouse, you can easily grow several strawberry plants in a compact space. Strawberries tend to take up a lot of horizontal space, so growing them vertically is ideal. Growing multiple plants vertically will help you get your hands on as many sweet berries as possible.
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Speaking of saving space, this DIY vertical strawberry planter is perfect for small garden spaces. To make her DIY strawberry tower, this blogger used recycled materials to cut costs significantly while still ensuring a hefty strawberry crop.
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Hexagon Planter Box
The best way to add some style to your backyard garden is to use unique planter boxes. You can buy cute ones at nurseries and other shops, but making your own will let you have complete control over the design.
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DIY Hanging Strawberry Planter
While gardening can be an expensive habit, you can definitely do it on the cheap. As proof, we present you this DIY hanging strawberry planter. The folks at Foxy Folksy made it from repurposed wood planks, and they say you could even use an old rain gutter if you have one that’s the right size.Continue to 5 of 20 below.
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Wooden Strawberry Planter
Strawberries can grow so beautifully in compact spaces, which makes them amazing (and delicious) choices for beginner gardeners. This wooden strawberry planter is easy to make, and the blogger behind The Handyman’s Daughter says it has space for a whopping 18 strawberry plants.
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It’s astonishing how many things you can do with a wooden pallet. This DIY strawberry planter is just one of them. Using just one pallet, the folks at Lovely Greens made their own perfect planter, free of charge.
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Don’t throw out those old nursery pots. Instead, upcycle them to make this DIY strawberry planter. Try putting an upside-down water bottle in the pot to prevent your plants from drying out.
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To make this DIY 3-tier strawberry planter, you’ll need three pots—one small, one medium, and one large. Fit them inside one another and fill them with soil and lots of strawberry plants so you can snack on the fruit all summer long.
3-Tier Planter from Ruggy DIYContinue to 9 of 20 below.
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Cedar Planter Box
If you’re looking for a way to beautify your front porch, we’ve got the DIY for you. Use flower box brackets to mount this DIY cedar planter box to your patio or deck railing and fill it with strawberry plants.
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Cinder Block Strawberry Planter
Try something truly unique and make this DIY cinder block strawberry planter from the folks at Clearwater Cottage. They recommend staggering the blocks so that there’s enough support underneath the holes to keep the soil in.
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Garden pests are not a fun problem to have. They can decimate your crop in one fell swoop if you don’t put preventative measures in place. One way to prevent garden pests from eating all of your strawberries is to plant vertically so they can’t reach them. Try making this PVC-free vertical strawberry planter from a wire garden fence.
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Floating Window Planter
Mounting a window planter to your kitchen window sill is a domestic dream. Not only do they look cute, but they also allow you to open the window and snip off fresh herbs (or in this case, delicious strawberries) when you’re cooking dinner. The folks at A Beautiful Mess used a PVC pipe to make this cute DIY PVC window planter.Continue to 13 of 20 below.
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Wooden Planter Box
Build this simple wooden planter box to show off your bountiful strawberry plants this year. This DIY is inexpensive and easy to build without lacking in the style department. The best part? It takes less than two hours to build.
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Snag a rain gutter from your local reuse or home and garden store and repurpose it to grow rows of juicy red strawberries this summer. To make this DIY strawberry gutter, you can use a hacksaw to cut the rain gutter into equal lengths. This blogger made a simple wooden frame to mount them on.
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Concrete Planter Pot
Concrete is a natural-looking, moldable material that complements all decor nicely, adding beautiful texture and neutral color. Make this concrete planter with a wood bottom to hold your strawberry plants. The planter alone looks great, but it looks even better with greenery inside.
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DIY Raised Planter Box
Mandi at Vintage Revivals says the best wood to use on planter boxes should be resistant to both water and insects. That’s why she used cedar to make this DIY raised planter box. You can make your own easily in just three steps.Continue to 17 of 20 below.
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Planter Post for Hanging String Lights
There’s nothing better than dining al fresco in the summertime. You can improve the ambiance in your backyard by making these DIY outdoor planter posts for hanging lights. Fill the planter box with strawberry plants and nosh on juicy berries throughout the evening.
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Faux Aged Stone
Seeing greenery in an aged stone planter instantly transports you to the beautiful Italian countryside. Stone pots are stunning, but not always budget-friendly. This tutorial will show you how to make inexpensive plastic planter pots look like aged stone. It will give you the same look with a much different price tag.
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While this chic planter is used to hold succulents, you can fill the pots with any greenery you like, including strawberries. You will only need a handful of simple supplies, all of which you can buy at your local craft store. If power tools aren’t your thing, but planters are, this is a great beginner project.
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Vertical Planter Boxes
Vertical planters really are the best. If you want to grow strawberries in your backyard garden, they are the ideal vessel to go with. This DIY vertical planter is made up of six wooden boxes so you can grow several strawberry plants at once.
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