10 Amazing Tree Stump Planter Ideas

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Unfortunately, there are times when it becomes necessary to cut down trees. Sometimes they carry diseases and bacteria that threaten surrounding plant-life, sometimes their growth threatens other structures, and other times their roots can destroy a landscape.

Whatever reason you may have for cutting down a tree, it is important to know that it does not have to be a completely destructive action against nature! Another tree may be planted to replace it, but a new tree can take several decades or even more to grow.

Triple Twisted Stump

Instead of ripping out this stump and destroying a paved driveway, these creative innovators turned each cut section into a large planter for colorful flowers! This is a great way to add some color to the exterior of your front entrance.

Fairy Home Stump

An adorable alternative to stump removal, this design is decorated to look like a home for fairies! Recreate this idea to house your own local fairies or garden gnomes, and provide a great way to keep the kids entertained.

Freshly Stripped Stumps

A smooth surface all around, these stumps have a somewhat sophisticated look and can be moved around to create the perfect look for your garden or backyard.

Rotting Wicked Stump

An rotten stump surrounded by asphalt would otherwise only be a symbol of decay. Yet by filling it with soil and planting new flowers, it can become an example of how fruitful life can be.

Aged Fungus Feature

An old stump overcome with fungus and moss is converted into a characteristic planter, hosting bright and vibrant wildflowers.

Fresh Double Tree Stumps

These two massive tree stumps would otherwise be an eyesore in a beautiful garden. However, with the center dug out and flowers planted on the inside, they become a crucial part of the garden.

Natural Moveable Stump

This large stripped stump holds attractive pink and yellow flowers. This design is convenient as it can be moved to wherever you feel your garden needs a little bit of natural color.

 Palm Planter Stump

These sawed off palm stumps provide a unique and stylish planter for any small green plant. Otherwise, dig out more of the center and plant a colorful flower to spice up your garden area.

Natural Garden Stump

A large overgrown stump, this example looks quite natural and assimilated into the garden around it. An array of different plant life growing from the stump provides a wonderful display of color.

Stained Wood Stump

This stump has been sanded down and stained and glossed over. The combination of artificial and natural resources makes this planter unique and inspiring.

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