13 Plastic Bottle Vertical Garden Ideas
Plastic bottle are probably the most flexible option when it comes to crafting useful items for indoor and, especially, outdoor uses. You can this way kill two birds with one stone, helping the natural environment by using what is very often thrown away, while gaining various practical spaces around the house. To inspire you in choosing the best project, here are some plastic bottle vertical garden ideas, an option which brings both practical and aesthetical value.
There is nothing standing in the way of imagination and plastic bottles are the perfect choice for such projects. For a first one, you need a timber frame, easy to build, and several recycled milk bottles. The final result is a vertical garden you can place anywhere in the garden or in a spot with plenty of direct sunlight. Another version in the second image.
For those seeking more than a simple project, here is a plan leading you to such a vertical mini-farm hanging by the windows so to gain as much sunlight as possible.
An empty outdoor wall is a sight no one really enjoys. Get rid of it then by cladding it in plastic bottles turned planters where you can grow your favorite flowers or aromatic herbs. You can pick the ingredients right from the wall when cooking.
Below are several plastic bottles with the bottom cut off and then towered one on top of the other, with some holes drilled in the plastic lids to allow evacuation of water across these compartments. An ideal choice to fill an inert garden corner. Here is where you can find all the steps to take to enjoy this original miniature garden.
A vertical garden can also take the shape of some hanging planters, as we see in the image below, with a more decorative role. A perfect choice to decorate the eaves of a house or an empty terrace, with cacti being a prime choice, as our example shows.
Thread some ingenious pots on a wire or string net, turning it into a genuine organic wall playing a consummate aesthetic role. Here are some more examples in the images below, accessible to anyone seeking to enliven the garden.
At the end, find your inspiration in other examples which clearly show nature always finds its way if we lend it a helping hand.
Sources: Balconygardenweb.com, Pinterest.com, Containergardening.wordpress.com