Learn to make these clever container gardens out of everyday items from the experts at Lowe's Creative Ideas.
Paint a cedar bird feeder a bright hue, and add some desert flair by planting colorful red, green, and yellow cacti inside. This easy project is great for kids. A variety of sizes and styles of cedar feeders are available at Lowe's.
Step 1: Remove the plastic hanger and windows from the feeder. Lightly sand, prime, and spray-paint the wood. Let dry.
Step 2: Replace the plastic windows. Add a 1-inch layer of pearl stone soil cover inside the feeder, and then add a 2-inch layer of potting soil.
Step 3: Plant small cacti or succulents in the potting soil. Add a shallow layer of the soil cover around the plants. Water lightly.