With Vertical gardens being very popular and the re-use of pallets big news too, it makes sense to feature vertical pallet gardens. I must admit when I first heard that this was not only popular but effective I did wonder if it would still look like a pallet with plants on it, but no I was pleasantly surprised some of the ideas are stunning. Take a look for yourself…
Fern Richardson of the blog Life on the Balcony shares this tutorial for making your own vertical garden from discarded pallets*. It’s a pretty simple project that would be a great thing to tackle on one of these fine Spring weekends! First, of course, you’ll need your supplies:
- 1 pallet
- 2 large bags of potting soil
- 16 six packs of annuals
- 1 small roll of landscape fabric
- staple gun
- sand paper
Exploring even more I came across the following DIY vertical pallet garden. Now I am really beginning to see the attraction!
Create your own Vertical Pallet Garden to usher in Spring.
Finally, the link below is another resource that will give you some ideas, and walk you through a great tutorial on how to build your own pallet garden.
The ideas above are just perfect for any balcony or area where you would want to install vertical pallet gardens. Of course, you can even consider growing veggies. Be aware if you do consider this route the advice on treated wood…you don’t want to pass on poisonous home grown food to your family! The whole project is so exciting and simple…have fun!