You can use common household items that would otherwise be destined for landfill to add style and flair to your garden.
Check out some of our favourite recycling and upcycling ideas from BBC Gardeners’ World Live over the years.
Don’t forget to visit BBC Gardeners’ World Live Special Edition to get even more ideas, including from the On Your Bike! Garden with a fun combination of recycling and upcycling all within a cycling theme!
Pallet bike rack, in the Health For Life Garden designed by Owen Morgan
recycled pallet bike rack
Recycled tyres as a container, in ‘Our School Space’ Beautiful Border by Katie Suttle
recycled tyre container
Water bottle hanging planters, in Taste the Incredible Edibles, by Shire Oak Academy
An upcycled herb container, in the Watchmakers Garden by Alex Froggatt
Try preloved kitchen items to grow cut and come again salad, in the Pennard Plants display in the Floral Marquee
A galvanised tub makes a great container on the allotment, in The Allotment Garden by Jon Wheatley and Terry Porter
A cable drum for a seating area around a tree, in the Revelation Garden by Derby College
Upcycled pipe water feature, in the Heightened Senses garden by Jo Jemmison
Reclaimed farm machinery sculptural feature, in the Reuse & Recycle Garden by Longstock Estate Landscapes at the BBC GW Spring Fair