By Becky Striepe on July 20, 2012
Going vertical is a great way to fit a little more green into a small space, or really any space, and you can make vertical planters out of all kinds of reclaimed materials from old rain gutters to shoe organizers. I’m loving Rosy Posy’s awesome take on the vertical garden starring brightly colored rain boots that her children have outgrown.
By Becky Striepe on August 19, 2011
Growing food in small spaces can be tough, but it’s by no means off the table. By making use of vertical space, you can maximize your garden’s capacity, even if all that you have to work with is a balcony or windowsill.
I’ve run across a few beautiful examples of vertical gardening in action lately, and I thought you guys might dig them, too. Check these out!
By Becky Striepe on July 11, 2011
We love a good wood pallet project around here, and what better than combining pallets with another Green Upgrader favorite: vertical gardening!
By Matt Embrey on May 17, 2010
Here’s a great Vertical Garden design from Vertical Earth Gardens, perfect for space deprived farmers and fresh veggie lovers. Vertical Earth Gardens was founded by Mark DeMitchell and Mike Tarzian, oringinally as a project to fit a garden in the limited space on the side of their northern San Diego home. With little space to [...]
By LiveOAK Staff on July 20, 2009
Confounded by vegetable digging cats and toiling in the vegetable patch, Instructables member pippa5 came up with this cool DIY vertical garden solution. In case you don’t recognize it, she used an old closet shoe organizer. Meant to keep your shoes off the floor and save you some space, this new use saves some space [...]