Limited space is a big issue for most of the people who are interested in gardening or planting. By following different tips and ideas you will be able to do it. You can grow more plants if you grow them in pockets. I know you will be surprised and think; how can we grow plants in pockets?
It looks strange but when you do it you will enjoy making a pocket garden.
WHAT IS POCKET GARDENING
It is not a new technique but now it is becoming trendy nowadays. The pocket garden is a combination of scenarios, in this way you can add more plants through unexpected ways to a small area.
If you are living in a small space then gardening will become a challenge for you. In this situation, you should think differently and show your creativity. Instead of growing plants in an ordinary way like in pots, in raised beds, or ground beds, you should follow the strategy of creating pocket gardens. In this way, you will be able to grow more plants living in a small place.
Dish gardens, containers, and all types of hanging plants are included in the pocket garden. Here in this article, we are going to discuss such ideas related to the pocket garden. Hope you will get knowledge about pocket gardens after reading these ideas.
1- HANG YOUR PLANTS IN POCKETS
You can easily grow your veggies in pockets and create a vertical garden. This hanging garden solves your problem of limited space and you can hang it on a wall so you will not face the space issue.
Your wall will be decorated with real flowers and vegetables. The most important thing is that you can easily grow different types of herbs in them.
2- USE A VEGETABLE LADDER
You can use a ladder to grow more plants at a time. If you are facing the trouble of limited space, the vegetable leaders will help you to maintain and harvest your plants and watering becomes very easy for you. If you want to give a modern touch to your backyard or balcony then this is a great idea.
3- VERTICAL POTS
You can easily grow lettuce, onions, corn, zucchini, and more vegetables in stackable pots. The drip method is best to provide a reasonable amount of water to your planters. You can place these interesting vertical pots anywhere in your garden, balcony, deck, or patio.
4- INDOOR VERTICAL VEGETABLE GARDEN
In this way, you can grow plants indoors. This vertical vegetable garden is just like a tower in which you can grow plants and vegetables. In this unique way, you can get fresh vegetables within your home.
5- GROWING FRAME
Another interesting way of plant, you can use this frame to encourage your vine-like beans and tomatoes. Due to the support of this frame, your plants will be able to become stronger and taller. Harvesting becomes easier by using this frame and your veggies can get more sunlight and air.
6- HANGING VEGETABLE GUTTER GARDEN
I’m sure that you have some old gutters at home. Don’t throw them away, you can make a hanging vegetable gutter garden with them.
You can paint them and create different designs on them to show your aesthetic sense. If you don’t have old gutters then you can also buy them from the market and create a hanging gutter system for vegetables.
7- HANGING POCKET SHOE ORGANIZER AS PLANTER
The adorable space-saving idea through which not only you can grow vegetables vertically but at the same time you can prevent them from your pets.
The things you need to make this hanging planter are a pocket shoe organizer, high-quality soil, and seeds. This is the best way for growing herbs which can help to enhance the taste of your dishes. You can use your homegrown herbs for garnishing.
8- POTATO TOWER FOR SMALL SPACE
Building up a potato tower for growing potatoes is a great idea especially for small spaces. For growing potatoes, you need a large space. By creating this tower you can grow them in an easy and efficient way. Another benefit you get from this is that potatoes will be stored for a long time.
9- WIRE MESH WONDER
You will be surprised to see the transformation of the mesh hanging file holder into a vertical planter. You need coconut fiber liner and potting soil. Now your planter is ready to grow your starter herbs. Now you should choose the best sunny place for hanging this planter in your garden or balcony. If you choose the place which is closer to your kitchen then it will be easy for you to get fresh ingredients.
10- VERTICAL WALL POCKET GARDEN
Make colorful pockets by using different types of fabric. You can use safety pins to maintain their shapes. With the help of nails and grommets, you can hang them easily on the wall. Now you have two ways to grow plants in them either you can fill the pockets with soil or you can adjust small pots in these pockets. You can also create more ideas by using these pockets.
11- TERRA COTTA CUT OUTS
You can make this beautiful structure by using pine boards and rope. You will be pleased to see this because this will become the center of attraction on your empty wall.
We use many decoration pieces to decorate our house and walls but your little effort can create a beautiful masterpiece that you can hang anywhere in your garden, yard, or balcony. Even you can hang it inside your home but make sure your plants will get proper light.
12- PALLETS AND PAINT CANS
By using this idea, you can use your old wood pallets and paint cans. You can recycle your pallets or and paint cans into an inexpensive budget idea.
By attaching pallets to the fence with the help of hooks. The drill will make it easy to make holes at the bottom of the cans for drainage. Now arrange potting soil and plants to fill your cans.
13- TIERED HANGING BASKETS
The look of the graduated basket is very simple but attractive. without any hard work, you can construct this idea easily. With the help of a polyester rope, you can hang sturdy woven baskets easily. Now add potting soil and plants into them.
But make it possible to use strong hooks to hang this structure because after filling with soil it will become heavy. Polyester ropes are very beautiful and come in different colors, so you can pick up the color which suits according to your plants which you are going to grow in these baskets.
14- PICKET FENCE PLANTER
This tall vertical planter with wood works very well as you can grow many plants in it. The foundation of this planter is cedar fence pickets. The base of this planter is a square planter box at the bottom. Now attach terra cotta pots to grow your favorite plants. A metal hose clamp will help you for fixing pots.
15- DIY DENIM POCKETS
If you have an old pair of jeans you can make DIY plant pocket projects very easily. Denim is breathable cotton material and your plants’ roots can easily breathe well through this porous material.