These DIY railing planters are so easy to make, and don't need any special hardware! Add these deck rail planter boxes to your wooden balcony or deck rail for an instant garden anywhere!

Cedar fence boards and pickets are all you need to build your own!

Cedar fence pickets are cheap, but will need a little sanding to make them look their best.

If you have a planer, running them through is the quickest way to get them smooth.

Assemble the boxes easily with wood glue and finishing nails.

Attach a french cleat to your railing planter box for hanging.

Stain to match your deck prior to hanging.

Fill the boxes with flowers and your railing planter boxes are ready to go!