Step 1: Collect everything you need
What you need:
-Potting soil or dirt
-2 empty CD packages (the top drum part that goes over the spindle of CD's)
-Something to poke holes
***Safety Warning*** The first time I used a punch tool from a leatherman but that can be dangerous since you will be poking holes in a slippery rounded surface. I would recommend a drill or Dremel type rotary tool. You could also melt holes into the plastic with a hot nail or soldering iron. Kids get your parents permission!
- Paint, fabric, glitter, glue, or anything else you might want to decorate it with.
Cost: Hopefully Free!
Use your old CD packaging. If you don't have any, check your workplace. If they don't have any think about places where they burn a lot of CDs and DVDs. Ask at your local PC repair shop, internet cafe, or photocopy store.