The Galvanized-Metal Stock Tank Planter

If you have been reading this blog for any length of time you will have heard about many unusual objects that are used as planters. Various old chairs, boots and worn out shoes and even car tires, but this is the first time that I have become aware of metal stock tanks being used for this purpose. As you will see from this article by Victoria Villeneuve which I found on the Houzz website this is now a well established trend.

As farmhouse style moseys into town, galvanized-metal stock tanks ? and the zinc-plated material in general ? are following suit. These water and feed troughs for livestock find surprising uses in all kinds of landscapes, as shown below, and even inside the house.
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Feature photo: Be You Home Design