These 11 Garden Hacks Will Have You Counting Down Til Spring

Calling all green thumbs! These ideas are thrifty and ingenious

By Hometalk Highlights

Grow popcorn shoots in a covered tin

Pour seed starter into a square tin and then plant re soaked popcorn kernels. Perfect for Salads.

Hang a herb garden with plastic bottles

Cut slits out of a tall juice carton with a handle, insert soil & seedlings & place on window sill.

Build a kitchen garden with galvanized tin

Nail tins to a chalkboard painted slab of wood, and grow your own spices by the handful.

Craft a plywood planter for a small succulent

Layer sheets of plywood one on top of the other then glue and sand them together and cover with linseed oil.

Create a succulent lantern for your patio

Grab some florist netting, a moss mat, and a metal lantern and a knife to poke holes for the succulents.

Use the roots of vegetables to grow your own

Cut your veggies at the roots and place them in small Glad containers to grow your own veggies.

Construct your own greenhouse for under $50

Grab four blond boards, tomato cages, buckets, and heavy duty garbage bags and plastic coverings.

Gather your hydrangeas in a ladder

Trim your hydrangeas then gather them on your porch in tiered in buckets.

Mount a free standing herb garden

Salvage two screens, screw a hinge, measure a shelf board frame then attach plants with wire.

Make biodegradable seed pots with newspaper

Roll 6x8 inches of 2 ply newspaper around a TP tube and gold to get the shape right.

Use empty inserts to create a variety garden

Pack the inserts with compact soil, moisten it, divie with popsicle sticks, add seedlings, then cover.