How to Start Your Own DIY Vertical Garden

If you think that gardening is not for you because you live in a confined area, then you are definitely wrong! Nowadays, even if you don’t have a backyard, you can still enjoy gardening.


Here are ways on how you can start gardening via the vertical garden method:


1.Pocket Gardening


As the word itself, pocket gardening consists of pocket slots for your plants to be. You can create your own pocket canvas with clothes. Make sure to sew pockets into the canvas to create the slots. You can try using a shoe organizer if you’re having a hard time sewing.


2.Pallet Planter


You can use your old or unused pallet as planters to grow an herb garden. Paint your pallet to have a new look. Try painting it with lively color that will complement your plants. You can even use old milk jugs as a plant container then hung them into the pallet with their handle. A simple and inexpensive way to create a vertical garden.


3.Hanging Basket


Hanging your plants in a basket is another great way to see beautiful plants even if you living in an apartment. You can plant tomatoes and other small fruit-bearing plants in your hanging basket. Oh! And don’t forget some flowers! This way, your horizons are expanded through vertical gardening.


4.Vertical Container


You can buy vertical containers in the store but you can also DIY just make sure to build a frame with slots. These kinds of containers allow you to grow different vegetables.


5.Wall Planters


These are normal planters just attached to the wall to save space. It will be easy for you to grow different flowers and vegetables with these. Don’t just plainly attach them, try to be creative with your wall planters.




This type will best suit for vegetables with long vines. It can allow the plants to grow up instead of growing out.




You can use this with indoor gardening. Create shelves where you’ll place your container plants. This is beautiful with small growing plants. It’s an easy way to create a vertical garden just beside you.


What Can You Plant in A Vertical Garden

  • Potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Lettuce
  • Beans
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Herbs
  • Radishes
  • Peppers


Take Note



Vertical gardening is suitable for persons who have a love for gardening but is limited in space. Plants are not just decoration on your walls or balcony but they add colors to your life. Don’t let space stop you from growing your plants!


Hopefully, these DIY vertical gardening ideas have tickled your mind in creating your own version. Do you have any other suggestions? We’d love to hear from you!


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