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palletWhen you see this what do you think – firewood?

Having recently converted some wooden pallets into a boardwalk to divide my veggie patch, and yesterday acquiring some more from a builder who didn’t want them, it got me thinking about different ideas for recycling these ‘unwanted’ items. Here are a few images of projects I’ve trawled from the internet and a few links to sites with ideas on how to convert your pallets into useful objects around the garden (and further afield)- furniture, planters, walkways, fencing,buildings  – the ideas seem limitless and the process fun. A sort of ‘grown up Lego’!

Do you have some ideas of your own not shown here? I’d love to hear from you and see your photos!

Useful links:

Raised beds on the cheap

20 creative ways to upcycle pallets in your garden

Create your own pallet garden

Vertical pallet garden

Pallet Garden competition- great for schools and kids

Pallet gardens for students

More images of pallet projects- Pinterest

Quick guide to making a pallet garden

Creative ways to use pallets in your garden – some novel ones here!

Building a vertical pallet garden- video

How to make pallet garden loungers

Are reclaimed pallets safe to use for raised beds?

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