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Hanging Kitchen Herb Garden

This beautiful hanging garden is our solution to for an indoor herb garden.
I love our house and we get GREAT sunlight in the windows, but there is no counter space reasonable for an herb garden, where they would get enough sun. Also, who wants to give up counter space?
Time: 60 Minutes Difficulty: Easy
To create the hanging garden:
9 aluminum painters buckets (water proof / no leaks)
3 curtain rods
vinyl / silhouette
rocks, soil and plants
18 S hooks
First I labeled the pots with my vinyl lettering, then added rocks to the bottom for drainage and planted my herbs. After installing the 3 curtain rods over the window, I hung each pot using 2 S hooks. Doubling up on the S hooks helps ensure the buckets will not fall off if they swing around a bit.
his was a REALLY easy project to do. It is also easy keeping the plants alive, indoors and away from bugs, where I see them everyday and are reminded to water them :-)
Be sure to check out the blog post for more about this project and where to get the supplies.

To see more: http://3peppers-recipes.com/hanging-kitchen-herb-garden/

Ask the creator about this project

  • Amy Ellis @ StowandTellU
    Amy Ellis @ StowandTellU Bolingbrook, IL
    on Jul 21, 2014

    This is so cool. What a great use of your vertical space!

  • Douglas Hunt
    Douglas Hunt New Smyrna Beach, FL
    on Jul 21, 2014

    Definitely beats curtains in my book!

  • Miriam I
    Miriam I Bay Shore, NY
    on Jul 21, 2014

    You are so creative!

    • Kristy Lingebach
      Kristy Lingebach Jacksonville, FL
      on Jul 21, 2014

      @Miriam I Thank You! Just found Hometalk a couple of days ago. I'm excited to start sharing here :-)

  • Hannah V
    Hannah V Brooklyn, NY
    on Jul 21, 2014

    Omg must do!

  • Wendy Johnson
    Wendy Johnson Niles, MI
    on Jul 21, 2014

    And away from cats which is why I stopped having plants.. I am going to try it anyway.

    • Kathy Meyer
      Kathy Meyer Kalamazoo, MI
      on Jul 22, 2014

      @Wendy Johnson that's one reason I gave up too...

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