4 Space-Saving Vertical Gardens You Can Do At Home

Put your green thumb and creative skills to the test with these fun ideas


Many homeowners who have always dreamed of having a small garden at home have tried to incorporate a green pocket in different ways. Some have started herb gardens, others made use of windowsills, and a lot have chosen to take care of succulents. If you're still unsure as to how you can get started in your own space, you may want to give vertical gardening a try. A vertical garden is a smart way to maximize space, and as the name suggests, it takes advantage of the available vertical space—freeing up floor spaces for your other activities and belongings.

To inspire you to take on this fun and rewarding journey, we've rounded up four pretty planter ideas that you can create on your own. With a minimal budget and using items you may already have at home, these must-dos will surely unleash your inner DIY master skills:

Main photos from: Outdoor Areas and Instructables.

Pocket Shoe Organizer Planter

Want to start your very own vegetable patch, but all the space you have is a tiny balcony? This technique might be the answer you're looking for. You just need a hanging pocket shoe organizer, some hooks, compost, seeds, and you're good to go. After a few hours and a couple of weeks, you'll have your own garden that not only saves space but saves you trips to the grocery store should you need herbs and garnishes, too. No need to worry about maintenance as this project keeps your space clean and is very easy to care for.

Click here for the complete guide.

Photo from Outdoor Areas.

Vertical Pallet Planter Holder

While gardening is fun, living in the city makes it difficult. This project lets you combine city living and farming in easy steps! With the help of a wooden pallet, clay pots (mason jars and tin cans work, too!), and some wire or rope, you'll have your very own garden in the city!

Click here for the complete guide.

Photo from Instructables.

Portable PVC Planter

PVC pipes are great options for vertical garden planters. Make one that can fit perfectly in the kitchen or balcony. You can also stick it in a pot for an instant portable garden.

Click here for the complete guide.

Photo from Instructables via Pinterest.

Hanging Bottle Planters

This fun idea will cost you almost nothing and would encourage you to recycle and repurpose old plastic bottles. Simply collect your old cola bottles, prepare leftover paint, grab some yarn, and you're good to go! When sprucing up the bottles, opt for bright colors and geometric patterns to make your pieces quirky and catchy!

Click here for the complete guide.

Screenshot from Momtastic.

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