32 Awesome DIY Tin Can Projects & Ideas for Garden

Recycle empty cans and use them in your garden, take help of these 32 cool DIY Tin Can Projects & Ideas!

1. Tin Can Herb Garden

Upcycle a wooden ladder and used tin cans to complete this project here, perfect for limited space gardeners. Find more tin can herb garden ideas here.

2. Grass in Knitted Tin Cans

Tin Can Projects & Ideas

These knitted pots are originally spare tin cans. This blogger used them to grow grass indoors to add a dash of green.

Also Read: Upcycled Indoor Garden Ideas

3. Make a Tin Can Man

This Tin Can Man is a fine example of unusual DIY things to do with tin cans! Collect a few cans and head over to this blog to complete this interesting summer project for your garden.

4. Growing Moss in Tin Cans

How about growing moss in tin cans and customizing them following a tutorial here.

5. Colorful Tin Can Wind Chime

Tin Can Project & Idea

This wind chime is one of the most creative DIY tin can projects in this list. Involve your kids in it and they’ll be more than happy.

6. Outdoor Lanterns For Your Garden And Porch From Tin Cans

Make these beautiful lanterns from tin cans with the help of this tutorial and light up your garden, patio, balcony or urban rooftop. There are many more DIY lantern ideas!

7. DIY Copper Tin Can Planters

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These copper tin can planters have chalkboard texts, perfect for growing indoors herbs. Make them from here.

Also ReadDIY Chalkboard Paint Projects

8. Tin Can Garden Creatures

These ridiculous tin can creatures can be a sight to witness in your garden. The source of this DIY is here, you can be more whimsical and do more your way.

9. Painted Tin Can Planters

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Simple and easy, paint the boring tin cans and use them as pots. We found this here. Find out more pot painting ideas in this post.

10. Tin Can Bird Feeders

Make beautiful and functional tin can bird feeders for your backyard. Get the tutorial here.

Also Read: DIY Wine Bottle Bird Feeder Ideas

11. Recycled Tin Can Flower Caddy

This tin can flower caddy can be used to grow herbs and other plants as well. Learn to make it here.

12. Tin Can Hanging Planter

Hang a series of tin cans like this, to grow plants vertically. See many more ideas like this here.

13. Recycled Tin Can Garden Light & Planter

Give a boost to your garden decor with this planter+lantern tin can project here.

14. DIY Tin-can Portable Rocket Stove

This rocket stove is made from tin cans, it’s portable and lightweight, which means you can keep it with you on camping. We found the DIY here.

15. Backyard Tin Can Fence Garden

Color the tin cans and hang them on your wooden backyard fence, grow plants in them. Find this clever idea+many more in this garden fence decoration ideas post.

16. Garden Markers from Tin Can

Transform tin can lids into stamped plant labels and garden markers with the help of this DIY.

Also Read: Things You can Make with Spoons for Garden

17. Tin Can into Beautiful Planter

This tutorial video will explain how to recycle tin cans into planters.

18. DIY Soda Can Garden Charms

Make easy garden charms out of throwable soda cans with the help of this tutorial.

19. Nautical DIY Rope Vase

Tin Can idea for garden

It’s easy–Get some coffee cans, ropes, and hot glue. Glue the rope tightly around the can, from bottom to top. Trim the end of the rope, if coming out.

20. Tin Burlap & Lace Planter

Welcome spring with this tin can planter idea here using laces and burlap.

Also Read: Burlap Uses in Garden

21. Crushed Tin Can Planter

Tin cans crushed and spray painted to use as planters, click here if you like this DIY.

22. Tin Can Solar Light

Collect several tin cans, inexpensive solar lights and a few other common supplies listed here to complete this project.

23. Aged Tin Can Succulent Planters

Give an aged look to your tin can planters with the help of this tutorial.

Also Read: Vintage Terrarium Ideas

24. Tin Can Flower Garden

Tin Can Flower Garden

Paint tin cans the most playful way, grow plants in them and hang them on a fence, lattice or a pallet board. We found this idea here.

25. Tin Can Ghost Windsock

We’re not listing Halloween tin can ideas but this one deserves a place. The DIY is here.

26. Tin Can Flowers and Bird Feeder

This tin can flower+bird feeder craft is a creative idea, you can find its step by step tutorial here.

27. Scrapbooking Paper Tin Can Planter

Scrapbooking Paper Tin Can Planter

If you love to recycle, don’t let the tin cans go out of your home, you can do amazing things with them. This post is an example!

28. Adorable DIY Tin Can Bunny Planters

Adorable DIY Tin Can Bunny Planters

These tin can bunny planters will look good on Easter and then in your kid’s room.

29. Tin Can Bee House

Use tin cans and other recycled materials to complete this project.

30. DIY Moss Tin Can Planter

DIY Moss Tin Can Planter

These cute looking moss tin can planters can be excellent wedding centerpieces or garden party favors. Find out how they were made here!

31. Tin Can Kitchen Countertop Herb Garden

Recycling at its best, learn about this idea here. Also, check out many more kitchen countertop garden ideas here.

32. DIY Tin Can Hanging Planters

DIY Tin Can Hanging Planters

These hanging tin can planters are perfect to house cut flowers, plants (faux or live), and other arrangements. The tutorial is here.

Also Read: Cool Things to Do with Terracotta Pots


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