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22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo: Backyard Boss

Growing herbs is an easy way to get into gardening, and there are plenty of ways to make an herb garden even if you're short on space. So to get you inspired, today we're sharing 22 of our favorite creative herb garden ideas - both indoors and out. Click through to check 'em out!   

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo: Simple Stylings

1. Take advantage of the vertical space on the side of your house by making this fun wall-mounted herb garden out of cans and metal cleats. Get the how-to here. [Photo: Simple Stylings]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo: HGTV

2. Create a beautiful hanging planter out of a basket, and fill it with all of your favorite herbs and even some cherry tomatoes. Get the tutorial over at HGTV. [Photo: HGTV]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo: Decorating Your Small Space

3. Reclaimed wood makes the perfect backdrop for small potted herbs. Just attach little metal buckets to the wood and plant your favorite herbs inside. Found over at Decorating Your Small Space. [Photo: Decorating Your Small Space]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo: Itsy Bits and Pieces

4. Mount a wall rack over a window and hang small planters on each hook... genius! Learn more at Itsy Bits and Pieces. [Photo: Itsy Bits and Pieces]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo: East Coast Creative

5. If you're into woodworking, give this vertical herb garden a try. Head on over to East Coast Creative to check out the full tutorial. [Photo: East Coast Creative]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo: 99 Pallets

6. Pallets are always a great option... find out how to turn a pallet into a fun chalkboard-labeled herb garden here. [Photo: 99 Pallets]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo via: Ideal Home

7. Here's a fun one... turn a couple of baskets or reusable bags into unique herb planters! Find out more over here. [Photo via: Ideal Home]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo: Good Housekeeping

8. Turn a hanging shoe organizer into an herb garden! This is a great option for those with very limited space. Learn more here. [Photo: Good Housekeeping]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

9. This IKEA hack by yours truly is a clever way to reinvent the IKEA Vurm wine rack... check out the full tutorial here. [Photo: Faith Towers Provencher]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo via: Do It Yourself

10. Here's a modern way of planting herbs in the garden, containing them in large planters submerged underground. [Photo via: Do It Yourself]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo: Bless My Weeds

11. A window box is another great herb garden idea... it adds greenery to the outside of your house, and you can also easily access it from inside. [Photo: Bless My Weeds]

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo via: Natural Garden Ideas

12. Wine crates make great planters too... ask your local wine shop if they have any they're throwing out. [Photo via: Natural Garden Ideas]

  

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo: Glass Garden

13. Plain old tin cans can be painted and turned into fun windowsill planters. Check out the Glass Garden for the tutorial. [Photo: Glass Garden]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo via: Deavita

14. Renovating your kitchen? Have your contractor create a small planter in the center of your island! [Photo via: Deavita]

  

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo: Susie Frazier

15. For a modern, space-saving vertical garden idea, follow these instructions from Susie Frazier. [Photo: Susie Frazier]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo via: Top Inspirations

16. Take advantage of the unused space at the end of your kitchen cabinets, by hanging a rail with potted herbs. [Photo via: Top Inspirations]

  

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo:  Good Housekeeping

17. Here's another great way to use a pallet... simply mount potted herbs to it and lean it up against a railing. [Photo:  Good Housekeeping]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo via: Inspire Bohemia

18. This might be my favorite... attach rain gutters to the side of your house and plant herbs inside. Just don't forget to punch drainage holes in the bottom! [Photo via: Inspire Bohemia]

  

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo: Primrose

19. If you're not in the mood to DIY, you can buy this wall-mounted garden pre-made here. [Photo: Primrose]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo: Backyard Boss

20. Here's another clever one... fill a caddy with plants, putting a different herb in each section. This one is handy because you can carry it inside to harvest the herbs. [Photo: Backyard Boss]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo: The Vintage Wren

21. Stack different sized buckets on top of one another for this clever tiered herb garden. Check out the tutorial here. [Photo: The Vintage Wren]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
Photo: Not Just A Housewife

22. And last but certainly not least... add some pizzazz to your boring fence with colorful herb planter boxes! Get the how-to here. [Photo: Not Just A Housewife]

 

22 Creative Herb Garden Ideas
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