How to Make a Pallet Garden

| 7/13/2020 3:26:00 PM


Photo courtesy of Flickr/Tutto Giardinaggio (giardinaggio).

With spring amongst us, I, like most of you, am excited to tackle a few new gardening projects. After searching the web for innovative ideas, I came across a nifty one that makes use of a simple pallet. My husband and his family operate bulk oil and gas companies in our local and have an abundance of these useful objects. This has no doubt onset my slight obsession with pallet recycling. If you need help sourcing a pallet, check out a similar establishment in your area or a grocery/gardening store.

Watch Create a Vertical Pallet Garden, a video tutorial by Andrew Martin, to learn how to create your very own pallet garden!

For spring, I could see doing a porch herb garden with this or some nice lettuces. It’d be wonderful to step out your front door to gather edibles for cooking. If you tackle this fun project over the weekend, be sure to let me know how it turns out.

Monica Sharrock is a hunter's wife living in rural Oklahoma. She enjoys cooking with venison and preserved garden veggies. Read all of her MOTHER EARTH NEWS posts here.

7/23/2020 9:18:16 AM

How was the pallet pegged to the ground to keep upright?

2/27/2019 5:42:44 PM

Pallets are exposed to chemicals and not recommended for any plants you might eat.

4/18/2015 10:13:06 AM

Greenery is necessity for atmosphere that is why we all must planted small green plants in our garden and some where outside to make the environment fresh and cool.

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