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10 Super Easy Vertical Garden Ideas for Small Spaces

Vertical gardens are gardens where the walls are covered with plants that are growing in containers or on special material attached to the wall. There are many possibilities for beautiful vertical gardens, whether you're running out of room or simply want a stunning aesthetic at your place. Now, let us take a look at vertical garden ideas for small spaces.

Aarushi Chadha
Vertical gardening can be highly cost-effective
Vertical gardening can be highly cost-effective

Vertical gardening can be highly cost-effective since you can create one quickly using inexpensive supplies you can get almost anywhere or with resources you may have left over from another project. Need a push? Here are 10 ideas for vertical gardens that can add some greenery to your life without taking up much room.

Ladder planter
Ladder planter

Ladder planter

Ladder planters are a fun and easy way of growing multiple plants in a limited space. Rather than throwing away an old ladder consider turning it into a vertical garden for growing small plants, vegetables, and herbs.

Tin Can Garden
Tin Can Garden

Tin Can Garden 

Liven up a dull garden with tin-can planters. You can go to a local recycling center and pick up undamaged tin cans. Paint them in a bright color and fill the cans with vibrant plants. You can even fix the tin can planters onto your fence.

Chicken wire wall
Chicken wire wall

Chicken wire wall

If you wish to have a vertical garden without sacrificing the view, then you can use chicken wire and fix it to a frame. Then use planters with metal hooks and plant herbs, succulents, ivies, ferns, and other small plants. Create a practical and beautiful display with just a few tools.

 

Green Wall
Green Wall

Green Wall

If you have a boring exterior wall and are unable to find the perfect wall fixture to complete your living space, then consider turning it into a green wall. You can go about many different ways to achieve a green wall. For instance, planting a few climbing plants along the base of the exterior can create a green wall as the climbers will slowly envelop your wall with lush greenery. Your next option is installing a frame system that allows you to keep a wide variety of plants. Make sure to properly install your green wall as with water the plants can become very heavy.

Pipe vertical garden
Pipe vertical garden

Pipe vertical garden 

Have access to a lot of PVC pipes but don’t know what to do with it. You can use the ends of the PVC as planters.

Mason jar herb garden
Mason jar herb garden

Mason jar herb garden

If you have got your hand on several mason jars that are not fun to drink out of anymore, then you can consider turning them into a herb garden. The mason jars are a perfect container to create a well-organized vertical garden that is also aesthetically pleasing to look at.

Hanging pots
Hanging pots

Hanging pots

Hanging pots is the simplest way of including plants in a small space. You can have suspended pots hanging from the ceiling or even use them to add a splash of greenery in an outdoor space that is totally covered. Hanging pots are a simple, elegant, and easy way of incorporating plants into your outdoor and indoor space.

Succulent Wall Planter
Succulent Wall Planter

Succulent Wall Planter

Succulents are low-maintenance plants that can grow in low light conditions and in drought-like conditions. You can create a wall planter with different types of succulents.

Pallets Wall Planter
Pallets Wall Planter

Pallets Wall Planter

Pallets are used extensively in stacking inventory in warehouses. If you can get your hands on some pallets from dumpsters or recycling shops, then they can be turned into excellent pallet wall planters. Paint the pallet in a bright colour and fill its base with flower pots. You can even name the plants you are growing. A couple of pallets can be grouped together to create an accent wall as well.

Upcycled dresser planter
Upcycled dresser planter

Upcycled dresser planter

Do you have a dresser that is no longer in use but is still sturdy? Dressers can be fixed into vertical garden planters. A bigger and broader dresser can even be used to grow different vegetables and herbs. It is a great way of upcycling something that would have otherwise sat in a dumpster pile for decades.

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