Build a DIY vertical planter for small space gardening

© angelitali

Another fantastic design from the Instructables Green Design Contest! This one is a vertical garden planter from angelitali. I've been intrigued by vertical planters for awhile, since it seems the best way to make use of a very small space for gardening. But some of the ones you find in stores or online are quite pricey. Here's a great way to make your own, and to your customized specifications. All you need is:

1 Bamboo Stick
1 Pot
1 Gardening Net
Twine
Soil

This photo gallery walks you through the process:

There is still more than a month left in the Instructables Green Design Contest and there are already over 100 entries. Take part in the contest:

Think “green” and submit an eco-friendly Instructable that uses sustainable materials or is energy efficient by design... Come up with any project with these factors in mind, and you could win over $1,000 in prizes including a Voltaic Systems OffGrid Solar Backpack, ReadySet Renewable Energy Kit with Solar Panel and LED light, Nokero Solar Light Bulbs and a $500 REI gift certificate.

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