DIY vertical herb garden

Our old vegetable patch was getting unruly, overrun with weeds and desperately in need of some TLC. So over the Christmas holidays, Stu built us a neat little vertical herb garden! I LOVE it; it is now much easier to access and water the herbs and I think it looks so pretty with the green of the herbs contrasting against the grey of our fence.

According to Stu, this is a super easy DIY: you simply screw on pre-fabricated metal or wooden brackets onto the wall or fence and then screw the pot/ planter to the bracket and fence. Fill the pot with potting mix and plant your heart away.

36 Responses to DIY vertical herb garden

Hi! I am LiLi! said...

This is so cool.

I love herbs and I am definitely planting more variety this spring.

Rose said...

Beautiful mini herbs garden.

Niken said...

you shouldn't leave a plant with me - ha. but i'm dreaming of my own backyard garden one day. and i'll plant some herbs my self. i love it.

Pamela RG said...

Growing your own herb garden is really fun. The herbs are also more delicious and fresh.

Jessica said...

Having your own herbs growing at home is such an amazing thing.

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Midnight Cowgirl said...

So nice!

akiko hiramatsu said...

Nice herbs garden! I tried grow herb some years ago,but I failed. I will try it again!

akiko

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

Smart idea!

My Garden Diaries said...

Oh friend!!! You have given me some ideas with this one!!! Seriously awesome!! There is nothing better than fresh herbs and to go vertical is brilliant!!! A happy happy weekend to you!!! Nicole xoxo

Lady Lilith said...

Nice idea. I love fresh herbs.

Stacy @ Sweethearts + Sweet Tarts said...

This is a cute way to dress up a fence too! Very cool!

Imogen said...

I love this idea

Michèle Kruesi said...

looks so beautiful

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burntfeather said...

I'm so lucky to live with people who put many hours of work into our huge garden but if I lived by myself I think I'd need something I could actually maintain like this! It definitely makes your fence more pretty :)

Helena Oops said...

Thanks for these lovely pictures!
nice post!
i love planting and care of my garden and flowers!

Anouka said...

Great DIY, looks very tidy and practical.

Chrissie said...

Wonderful way to bring more herbs into the garden! I converted the raised border around our patio to an entire herb border - I'm much better at gardening if I can eat everything that's growing! ;-) Chrissie x

Jane said...

i envy your garden! i am going to give it another shot in growing one this year. fingers crossed! :)

Pop Champagne said...

I need a vertical garden too, this is a great idea esp for small spaces!

Our Neck of the Woods said...

I really like this idea! It's especially great so you don't have to worry with weeds and keeping up the large garden space.

Sam said...

This is such brilliant space saver! my gar end is currently overrun by peppermint, I think one of these would help. Have an enjoyable weekend dear

Tina Bradley said...

I love homegrown herbs! Fab DIY idea, Trishie! Sure wish it was summer here right now! We have another Arctic blast underway right now. T. http://tickledpinkwoman.blogspot.com

Sonia De Macedo said...

I've always wanted a vertical garden thang but highly doubted I'd ever reside in such a place that offered me that luxury lol. This I can do!

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Akshara Vivekananthan said...

What a neat little idea! I would love to try this when the weather gets better. I think Spring time in Chicago can handle it versus in Texas where I used to live. The heat wouldn't give it a break probably haha :)

Ellie said...

This is so cool! It really brightens up the fence :)

Katrina Sophia said...

awesome! I love herbs and will definitely growing them once I get my own garden x

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Shirley Tay said...

It's so nice to have your own herb garden! Envy!

Andrea_TheKitchenLioness said...

Trishie, what a wonderful herb garden - it looks really very nice and practical. My herbs are all over the place and I should really come up with a solution this spring to contain them better.
Sorry, I was absent for a few weeks but I only returned home this week after a long stay at the hospital.
Take care and have a lovely weekend! How is baby Alexander doing? I am sure he is thriving!

Andrea_TheKitchenLioness said...

Trishie, what a wonderful herb garden - it looks really very nice and practical. My herbs are all over the place and I should really come up with a solution this spring to contain them better.
Sorry, I was absent for a few weeks but I only returned home this week after a long stay at the hospital.
Take care and have a lovely weekend! How is baby Alexander doing? I am sure he is thriving!

Kelven said...

Great idea! If you can successful grow herbs, I am very envious of you! I really enjoy cooking and cooking with fresh herbs is one of those things that I would love to do more of.

Kelven said...

Beautiful shots. You're making me miss Europe. I can't wait to be back there to see more of France.

Stephanie Louise said...

This looks so nice! Everyone needs some green leaves in their life, even in the house. I've been slowly collecting house plants but….two of them aren't doing so well :(

Putri Valentina said...

Love the first picture dear :D

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Ananka said...

Great idea and easier to maintain as well. I hoping to get something sorted out in our garden soon. Once the bad weather has passed tho, it's been terrible rainy weather in Scotland and they are talking about the snow coming next week!

Joyce Olson said...

Such a perfect spot for your garden and oh I know the rich flavor they are bringing to your meals!

Amy @ Elephant Eats said...

Your Stu is so handy to have around! ;) These are awesome.