25+ Creative DIY Vertical Gardens For Your Home

Spring is here! Now is the perfect time to grow your plants. Whether you live in an apartment or have a small yard that doesn’t seem to be large enough for a garden, here is a great space saving solution for you: make vertical gardens! If you can’t go horizontally, just go vertically. Vertical gardens do not require much space. In addition, they can be made in various designs to suit your needs. Here we have collected more than 20 creative DIY vertical gardens that are easy for you to implement this spring. You can grow flowers, vegetables, or have your own herb gardens. Not only will these vertical gardens save you a lot of space, but they are also unique and decorative pieces to beautify your garden, backyard or porch. Hopefully these will be inspirational for you to design your own vertical gardens. Enjoy!

01.  DIY Stackable Herb Tower


Unlike other garden tower projects which require nailing and drilling, this one turns out pretty easy and practical. Just stack different sizes of flower pots on top of each other. The inner pot in each layer is inverted as the base to support the outer pot for the upper layer. A great space-saving solution thanks to its vertical planting structure. DIY Tutorial via Martha Stewart

02. DIY Strawberry Tower from PVC Pipe


A PVC strawberry tower is an innovative and fun way to grow lots of strawberries on limited yard spaces. It also works on a patio or deck where can you grow it on a plant pot. (DIY Tutorial via Urban Green Space)

03. DIY Vertical Pallet Garden on the Balcony


If you have a small balcony but still want to grow a lot of plants in the limited space, here’s the solution for you. Find a pallet and make this vertical pallet garden! (DIY Tutorial via Life On The Balcony)

04. Cinder Block Succulent Outdoor Planter




This is a smart and inexpensive way to add wall planter feature to your backyard. I like the different varieties of succulents. (Photos and Tutorial via Apartment Therapy, Apartment TherapyUrban Gardens)

05. Build a Vertical Herb Spiral Garden


This spiral garden design looks really unique and elegant. It’s perfect for growing lots of herbs in limited space. (DIY Tutorial via The Micro Gardener)

06. DIY Simple Vertical Planter Structure

This vertical planter garden looks so unique and pretty, like a staircase. You can customize it by adding wheels on the legs so that the planter can be moved around to receive more sunlight. (DIY Tutorial via Ruffles and Truffles)

07. DIY Vertical Pyramid Tower Garden Planter


If you can’t go horizontally, then go vertically. This pyramid garden tower is the perfect example to give you extra gardening space for growing fresh plants. (DIY Tutorial via RemoveandReplace)

08. DIY Garden Planter & Bird Bath


Add a colorful touch to your garden with this vertical garden planter and bird bath. (DIY Tutorial via Home Stories A to Z)

09. DIY Succulent Wreath


Decorate your door or wall with this stunning succulent wreath. (DIY Tutorial viaOur Fairfield Home & Garden)

10. DIY Living Wall


Make this stunning outdoor living wall to grow herbs, succulents and many more. (DIY Tutorial via Dremel Weekends, Ana White)

11. DIY Vertical Garden Tower


This stunning vertical tower will be a great addition to your garden. You can customize its height to suit your needs. (DIY Tutorial via Sunset)

12. DIY Rain Gutter Vertical Vegetable Garden


Use rain gutters to grow veggies on the wall. (DIY Tutorial via Suzanne Forsling)

13. DIY Mason Jar Herb Garden


Mason jars are so versatile and there are many creative ways to recycle them. Here is one example to make mason jar herb garden. (DIY Tutorial via Camille Styles)

14. DIY Suspended String Garden


This string garden is an adorable way to utilize the space above. (DIY Tutorial via Design Sponge)

15. DIY Vertical Herb (or Lettuce) Planter


This vertical herb planter allows you to grow a variety of fresh herbs right outside your door or windows. (DIY Tutorial via Bonnie Plants)

16. Build a Vertical Garden From Recycled Soda Bottles


This is an amazing vertical garden which involves hanging hundreds of recycled soda bottles on the wall. Check out the tutorial via Rosenbaum (or English version)

17. Upcycled Shoe Organizer Planter


If you have an old over-the-door shoe organizer that you don’t need anymore, you can turn it into a vertical garden to decorate a wall or fence. (DIY Tutorial viaInstructables)

18. DIY Vertical Planter Using Terracotta Pots


Super easy DIY tiered garden using terracotta pots. (DIY Tutorial via Grace and Good Eats)

19. DIY Pallet Planter


Turn pallets into the perfect planter for vertical gardens. (DIY Tutorial via Kelly Moore)

20. DIY Vertical Herb Garden


DIY vertical herb garden on wood panels. (DIY Tutorial via Brooklyn Limestone)

21. Trellis Vertical Container Garden


Start filling your garden with colors of spring with this trellis vertical container garden. (DIY Tutorial via Better Homes and Gardens)

22. DIY Colorful Vertical Garden On A Fence


Decorate the fence with an easy hanging garden using flower pot hangers. (DIY Tutorial via Shelterness)

23. DIY Framed Vertical Succulent Garden


This beautiful vertical succulent garden frame is absolutely a living art display. (DIY Tutorial via Luna-See)

24. DIY Wall-Mounted Succulent Letter


What a creative idea to plant succulents in letter shapes. It will be a nice way to decorate your walls. (DIY Tutorial via House & Fig)

25. DIY Palette Herb Garden


Repurpose wood pallets into these cute herb garden on the wall. (DIY Tutorial via Second Chance to Dream)

26. DIY Herb Spiral


Another herb spiral design for small garden spaces. (DIY Tutorial via Gardeners)

Which one is your favorite? If you have other vertical garden ideas or if you create any vertical gardens, please share with us on our Facebook page. Thank you!

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