This would be a cute kids planter idea! Marigolds and Johnny Jump Ups for a kid friendly edible garden. Or even a planter for the chicken yard with wheat grass and Marigolds! I better start saving those cans!
Luminaries -- These are particularly great around the patio, or in a sitting space you’ve created out in the garden. Use tin coffee cans (or soup cans) and using a hammer and nail. Put citronella candles in these.
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Instead of planting horizontally, plant vertically! Use a wood trellis, tin cans, and IKEA pot hangers to recreate this look. - 20 Ways to Make the Most Out Of a Tiny Backyard -Small Backyard Decorating Ideas
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herbs An Upcycled Herb Garden. Here's what you'll need: * Soup cans (cleaned and labels/glue removed) * Spray paint * Chalk board paint (and chalk) * Paint brush * Twine (optional) * Drill. Tutorial from link - Cute idea for limited space
Simple Holiday Centerpieces - A holiday centerpiece perfect for Christmas—wrap upcycled soup cans in upholstery tape, and secure with twine. Place small rosemary plants in cans. Guests can take these home and use in cooking or to plant in their gardens.
Building a Chicken Coop - Recycled cans and little bit paint, so colorful and cute! Great idea for a little herb garden! Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.