When spring comes the plant lovers want to grow different beautiful and fragrant flowers. People who don’t have enough space but wish to grow plants can use different ideas for growing plants in a small garden or backyard.
Here we are going to discuss such ideas which help you to grow different types of flowers in a limited space. These ideas occupy less space and are inexpensive. By using your creativity you can create more ideas. Here we come with the best solution for this problem which is hanging gardens, this is a space-saving gardening idea.
Hanging Gardens give a stunning effect for both indoors and outdoors. By following different ideas and techniques you can create it very easily, with the help of using different simple things like a simple plot, a piece of gutter, plastic bottles, PVC pipe, a simple bucket, or anything else you have. It depends upon availability and your need.
After deciding the growing object for your plants, you need to plan how to secure it. For this purpose, there are many options like on poles, on chains, or ropes, you can also simply hang them by using hooks. Now your plants are ready for your favorite veggies or herbs.
Here we are going to discuss 20 hanging vegetable garden ideas which are space-saving and you can grow your favorite plants in it.
1- PLYWOOD HANGING PLANTER
These planters are very sturdy and able to lift your heavier greens very easily.
You can hang this planter anywhere in your house, the important thing is that it can be easily hung at different heights and angles with the help of a hook and chain. The awesome look of this planter is very unique and creates a stunning effect in the space where you are growing them.
2- WOODEN BEAD HANGING PLANTERS
Another interesting idea of making hanging planters for your greens, you can hang it even in your bedroom.
By using three 3 4 inches square dowels and 8 wooden beads your project will be ready. Paint this hanging planter with dark walnut color. By using cotton rope you can easily hang this planter anywhere.
3- BRASS RING HANGING PLANTER
This project is very unique as it performs a dual function for you. It is a decoration piece as it is very delicate and at the same time, it is a hanging planter for a single small succulent or air plant.
For this project, you need two brass rings and a piece of pinewood according to the size of your ring. Add 2 screw eye hooks on each side of the piece of wood and your rings can pass easily through these hooks. With the help of a cotton rope, your hanging project becomes ready for hanging.
4- CLAY POT VERTICAL GARDEN
This is the best way to decorate your balcony with hanging clay pots. Your balcony will fill with greens without taking up too much space.
5- SUCCULENT TRAY VERTICAL GARDEN
These trays give a wall art look to your garden if you have an ugly wall in your garden and you want to decorate it.
This way is very interesting to fill your wall with green plants like succulents that have a shallow root system. That’s why you can easily grow them in the tray. For making this, you need a wood frame.
6- LEATHER AND WOOD TRELLIS
For this project, you will need a wall that gets maximum light if you create this type of garden indoor. Before making this is structure, first, measure your wall. Divide the width of the wall by 3, in this way you will get two points to work off.
With the help of a saw, you can cut the wood at different angles. After finishing the cutting you can secure them with nails on the wall. Now take leather and make a holder according to the size of your pots. Your pots are ready to hang in this unique style trellis which is made from leather and wood.
7- STAND-ALONE WALL
When we think about vertical gardening then the reason behind this is small outdoor spaces, cooling shade, and fresher air.
You can create this stand-alone wall with the help of hex wire netting and a cedar frame in which you can place up to 35 small terracotta pots. This is a unique project through which you can create an exterior wall that can accommodate a lot of your pots.
8- AMMUNITION CAN VERTICAL GARDEN
Ammunition cans are used for making vertical gardens. You can easily get these cans from military surplus stores, even you can buy them online. These cans are available in different sizes. It is important to know that these cans are constructed from painted steel which means they will rust.
9- COPPER PIPE HANGING PLANTERS
After deciding the place where you want to install your hanging planter, you should measure the length of the copper rod according to the space available.
After installing your copper rod the next step is to complete your macrame rope planters. It helps to hang your pots on your pipe. After completing all your rope planters slip the pipe through all top loops and add your pots to the rope holder. And place the pipe onto the mounting brackets.
10- HANGING GLASS TERRARIUM PLANTER
Succulents easily grow in glass terrariums. This terrarium looks very cool and you can hang it anywhere to enhance the view. Add potting mix to grow healthy succulents in them.
11- PALLET GARDEN
Pallets can make a solid wooden structure for your planting projects. By using different methods or ideas you can repurpose them. It will give you a basic framework in which you can grow plants.
12- MINIMALIST VERTICAL GARDEN
This is a space-saving and modern looking garden project where you can grow your favorite plants like herbs, flower veggies, and even fruits. By using wood containers. You need a solid wall or fence to attach the structure. Cedarwood is best for the containers, as it has natural decay-resistant properties.
13- RECYCLED SODA BOTTLES
This idea will not cost you too much because in this project you need useless soda waters. By using your crafting skill you can recycle these bottles and make the environment clean as well as provide planters for your flowers.
For this project, you need to make two holes in the bottle to hang it on the wall to create a hanging garden. Use these holes to pass through the string for hanging.
14- USE OLD LADDER AS POT HOLDER
The old wooden ladder can be recycled for creating a hanging garden. This idea is good for the limited space as you can stand your ladder anywhere in your garden or if you want to grow plants indoors then it is also a good option for it.
This idea will not cost you too much, you have to just paint your ladder. It means it is a very cheap and low-cost project if you don’t have a ladder you can ask your friends or neighbors. First, clean your ladder and after that paint. Keep in mind that use bright colors for paint as it looks great.
15- SHOE ORGANIZER AS HANGING PLANTER
A unique way to grow herbs, the pockets of the shoe organizer will become your planter and create a perfect vertical garden. It is another idea for growing plants vertically.
If you have an old shoe organizer then your problem is solved. Besides hanging pocket shoe organizer, you need a pole and screws. Fit the pole in the wall with the help of screws now you need strong hooks for the wire to attach to your shoe organizer for holding after filling with composing the pockets of the organizer will become heavier that’s why you need strong hooks or wire.
16- LATTICE VERTICAL GARDEN
You can build this vertical garden very easily at home. It does not take too much time, within 3 to 4 hours this project will be ready. This vertical Garden is best for growing flowers.
If you are thinking, how to give water to this vertical garden then you should not worry because it has its own irrigation system. For adding an irrigation system, make holes in the bed frame so you can easily pass 2 PVC pipes, the length of one pipe is 10 inches long and the other is 24 inches long. In this way, your plants get even water distribution.
17- LEANING BOOKSHELF
This type of vertical garden is best for growing herbs. This is a crafty vertical garden project which needs cedar boards. First, cut your boards according to your desired length. 5 troughs are enough for this structure. In each structure make holes with the help of a drill for drainage.
18- STAKED POTS
This unique vertical garden is especially for birds because at the top of you will incorporate a small birdbath. You need at least 8 terracotta plants to make this lovely vertical garden.
It also looks like a sculpture. Before making your hanging garden you can paint your terracotta pots with spray paints. Use rebar to thread your pots one by one. With the hammer, pound the rebar into the ground at least 2 feet down so it can easily hold the weight of your pots.
19- TIN CAN FENCE FRAME
You can recycle tin cans and turn into beautiful small planters. Spray paint will change the look of them. It means these small planters will not cost you too much. Make holes at the bottom of cans for drainage.
In this project, if you don’t have tin cans you can also use little tin buckets. After drying the paint you can attach these cans or buckets to the fence. Now fill them with potting mix and plant your favorite flowers in it. Now water them after some time you will see the flowers blooming in them.
20- RAIN GUTTERS
Rain gutters can be used for making a hanging garden. There are different ways to use them.you can paint them with different bright colors and if you are creating one then you can even draw them. Before fitting them in a strong structure for holding, create holes at the bottom of gutters for drainage.