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How to Turn Coffee Tins into a Hanging Herb Garden

by on Aug 25, 2011

Even though summer is on the wane, that doesn’t mean we still can’t plant an herb garden. Like this one! So colorful and lively it will keep summer in your heart all autumn and winter long. I also like how it serves as a window treatment as well. Check it out:       

Herb garden after 2

Wanna make one? This is what’cha need:

  • tin containers with plastic lids (like coffee cans)
  • coat hangers
  • pliers
  • scissors
  • herbs
  • masking tape
  • coffee filters (genius!)
  • a nail
  • a hammer
  • an X-acto
  • fabric or paper scraps
  • glue or spray adhesive

For the entire tute, saunter on over to Persephone Magazine.

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  1. Once you get to the tutorial, it seems it would be easier to put the lid around the plant from the Bottom and Then put the lid on.

    Also, duct taping the bottom back in might work better than masking tape.

    In any case, Ima try it!