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28 Greatest Vertical Gardening Ideas For Small Space Urban Gardeners

Little to no place for gardening? Learn how to create a lot of planting space anywhere with 28 GREATEST Vertical Gardening Ideas in this post!

1. Terracotta Pot Holder Pallet Planter

Terracotta Pot Holder Pallet Planter

With some hose clamps and screws, you can secure your terracotta or plastic pots on the pallet board—an innovative way to upcycle and get more vertical space for your gardening.

2. DIY Kiddie Pool Planter

DIY Kiddie Pool Planter

Inexpensive and easy to make, this kiddie pool planter is perfect for growing greens and herbs. Visit the Spruce to learn the process!

3. Modern Outdoor Planter

This modern planter idea is useful for small spaces. As you’re growing succulents in this, it’s low maintenance as well. Visit the Apartment Therapy to learn more!

4. Hanging Shoe Storage Bag Vertical Planter

Visit the Instructables to find out how to create this vertical vegetable garden using a hanging pocket shoe store!

5. Pallet Vegetable Garden

Pallet Vegetable Garden

This DIY pallet garden is perfect if you’re out of space to plant more in pots in your container garden. Check out the tutorial at Apartment Therapy!

6. Vertical Window Box Garden

Grow herbs or salad greens vertically in this window box. Get more details at the MarthaStewart.com.

7. Urban Vegetable Garden

Urban life always constricts the love of gardening due to lack of space. In that case, setting up a vertical garden is the most viable option. Visit Instructables to check out this idea!

8. Cinder Block Succulent Planters

Cinder Block Succulent Planters

One more cinder blocks DIY vertical gardening project. It’s easy, cheap, and low maintenance. Visit hunted interior to learn more!

9. DIY Tiered Herb Garden

You can dedicate a space from your urban garden to grow herbs. This tiered herb garden idea here is for the deck, but it’s also copiable for the balconies, rooftops, and porches.

10. DIY Stacked Herb Garden

DIY Stacked Herb Garden

This post is a gift for our readers; as it’ll go on, you’ll find a more profound lack of space growing ideas like this DIY stacked herb garden tutorial here!




12. Recycled Bottle Hanging Planters

Recycle the soda bottles and use the vertical space aptly. Visit A Beautiful Mess to see the detailed post!

13. DIY Vertical Trellis Wall

The title of the post is Outdoor Mommy Oasis, and it is, indeed. Learn how to create a nice sitting arrangement and a vertical garden trellis wall in which you can grow aromatic herbs or colorful flowers

14. Colorful Pallet Vertical Garden

Once again, visit A Beautiful Mess to see this different, adorable, and creative DIY vertical garden.

15. DIY Herb Wall Kitchen Garden

Grow herbs in the vicinity of your kitchen even if you’re living in an ultra-modern city where space is premium and you’re short of it. Visit the Kitchn to see this DIY Herb Wall idea!

16. DIY Vertical Plants Wall

This excellent DIY project is not very easy to accomplish, but we admit it’s one of the best on this list. Check out the instructive post here!

17. Vegetable Gutter Garden

Growing plants, especially the greens in the gutter, is a new trend, and we also added a post DIY Gutter Gardens. You can look at this idea here!

18. Window Shutter Micro Urban Garden

This is an innovative idea, which deserved to be on this list. They used window shutters to grow plants. Learn more about this here!

19. DIY Vertical Planter

Create this vertical planter following the tutorial video available at the Instructables!

20. Vertical Succulent Column

Your problem of lack of space can be solved if you do grow plants vertically. Visit the Sunset to learn how to create a column of succulents or strawberries if you want something edible!

21. Backdoor Tiered Herb Garden

If you’ve got a spot that receives full to part sun, duplicate this DIY available here and plant your favorite herbs.

22. Fruit Basket Vertical Planter

If you’re living in a condo or apartment and want a stroke of green into your interior, create a fruit basket (or something similar) into a vertical planter. Visit the Brit to learn more!

23. Balcony Garden with Vertical Planters

This before and after post here shows how to turn a dull balcony into an urban garden by adding vertical planters, containers, and suitable plants. If you’re a balcony gardener, you must check this out!

24. Hanging Gutter Planter with Stand

Visit Her Tool Belt to see how to create this amazing gutter planter with a stand. This planter can increase your growing space thrice!

25. Vertical Salad Garden


If growing your own food in a little to no space seems like a dream to you, this post at the Apartment Therapy will open your eyes!

26. Dresser Drawers Vertical Vegetable Planter

Dresser drawers converted into a vertical vegetable garden. The how-to is here!

27. DIY Vertical Herb Garden

This DIY project here is a boon if you don’t want to compromise the space on the floor, as it creates a lot of vertical planting space

28. Genius Vertical Gardening Project

Genius Vertical Gardening Project

This stacked planter project can be copied and used on a rooftop, patio, porch, balcony, or any other space constricted area where you want to grow plants. Visit Good Housekeeping to learn more!



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