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Hi Jules, here's a lovely video that will show you how to make those planter boxes - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYGUPqJ2bL4 Have fun
Thanks Leslie, but I want to mount them on the wall in a random pattern - any hints?
You could use L angles to hang them. something like these
Hi Jules, there are tons of great planter boxes here. Just scroll through until you find something you like!
This is probably a good place to get started for you: https://blog.gardenloversclub.com/container-gardening/planter-boxes/
Jules: this is a good tutorial!
Here's a good video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3xwqJuIPNc
What material is your patio wall made out of - brick, stucco, vinyl siding?
They’ll be too heavy to hang.
Are you looking for a “floating” aesthetic? That can be done with a toe kick.
What are you envisioning?
You’ll have to bolt them into the wall or the slab with epoxy. This means buying a masonry drill bit about 1/8” bigger than your bolts, washers & nuts. As well as epoxy.
This may give you some ideas https://www.familyhandyman.com/garden-structures/how-to-build-a-living-wall-with-movable-planters/
There are a bunch of ideas over here: https://www.hometalk.com/search/all?filter=planter%20boxes
Here are some ideas for you: https://www.hometalk.com/search/all?filter=planter%20box