Growing up, we were taught that everything can have more than one purpose. One man's trash is another's treasure, some would say; we like to think we just concentrated on the "reuse" part of reduce-reuse-recycle. So when we went home earlier in the week, we snapped this photo of one of our mom's trash-to-treasure successes. Here's one small, simple project that you can do at home, whether you've got a green thumb or not. Imagine: you, too, can pluck basil leaves from your new planters and toss them into your cooking. Jump below for the easy directions and then make your own.