Thinking of disposing that rickety wooden vintage ladder nobody uses anymore because it’s a safety hazard? Don’t throw it away just yet. We promise you won’t regret it. Thanks to some creative minds and Pinterest, old wooden vintage ladders are given a new purpose these days as garden art or a decorative garden fixture. Get inspired to join the ladders in the garden trend.
Here are some of our favorites.
Display colorful blooms with old wooden ladders
Ladder steps provide the perfect open display to showcase your colorful flowers and plants, giving an interesting multi-level look to your plants.
Display your collection of wooden bird houses
Looking for the perfect way to display your birdhouse collection? Arrange them on an old ladder and set the whole piece as a decorative element or art in your garden. The birds will look with awe!
Display your collection of steel watering canisters and pots
Via Empress of Dirt
Ditto for your collection of vintage galvanized steel watering cans and pots.
Display vintage garden tools
The same goes for vintage garden tools you don’t use anymore.
Display all kinds of bric-a-brac and other flea market finds
Via The Pink Porch
Don’t let those one-of-a-kind trinkets and flea market finds stay forgotten in a box or just gather dust inside your house. Give them a new purpose by display them as decor in your ladder garden intallation.
Make a vintage ladder planter box
Ladders + wooden planter boxes make awesome container gardens too.
Showcase your succulent collection
Via Hoe Hoe Grow
Displaying your succulent collection in a vintage ladder in the garden lets you and others appreciate their natural beauty.
Put up a garden sign
Via Dave’s Garden
Add a touch of rustic whimsy to your ladder garden display with a handmade sign.