A friend mentioned that she has a tiny little area to grow any food, so I suggested she grow vertically. I don’t really do this now but may have to since I will be using raised beds this year. I’ve seen so many neat ideas over the past few months that I’m trying to find all the links to share with you (and her). Well, I was going to find a single picture to post here but when I did my Google search (“vertical gardening”) and clicked images I was in awe! There are so many creative ideas out there that I just can’t list them all (so check out the photos yourself here).
This is pretty much what I did when I was growing in containers (I posted pictures of my truck garden in 2011).
And here’s a video with several ideas (that’ pretty much the way the rest of these links are going to be … several ideas in one article):
This one demonstrates how to build a growing “wall” (I love links with pictures or video) AND it’s Popular Mechanics!
Here are two ways to reuse soda bottles:
Here are two ways to use shoe hangers:
And two ways to reuse pallets:
Pot hangers (third example down)
This one has a lot of different ideas (and if you look at the bottom of the second link, she has a few more articles about vertical gardening:
There are several projects on the DIY Network’s website but this one I particularly like, since you can change it around easier:
Here are their top 10 vertical gardening projects:
And now, for some eye candy! This looks like Pinterest specifically for Home and Garden: