How to make hanging vertical gardens

Growing your own herbs at home – a great way to save money, always have fresh herbs for salads and green the kitchen interior. Especially if the kitchen garden hung from the ceiling by organizing their own hanging vertical gardens with their own hands.

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For this

  • cans with plastic lid from tea, cocoa, coffee or other products
  • herbs (basil, rosemary, parsley, dill, cilantro) ground
  • wire lashing or
  • scissors, knife, nail, hammer
  • masking tape or adhesive tape
  • coffee filter or a similar material
  • cloth, paint and glue for decor

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Once you have cleared the bank, remove the bottom of the opener with a nail and a hammer, tamp it 10-15 holes.

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Then place the bottom back to the bank holding the other side. Duct tape the edges of the bottom of a paste so that a couple of centimeters to the left edge, as shown in the pictures. On both sides of two punch holes, through which the entire structure is suspended from the ceiling.

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I think you can not complicate the whole crafts thus cutting out the bottom and sticking it back. All this is intended by the author, apparently in order to pierce the two holes for further fastening.

The alternative is easier and faster to break through the nail holes 10-15 for drainage, while not cutting bedplate, and two holes on opposite sides, closer to the edge, so that through them it was possible to pass a rope or wire for hanging. That’s the way (in red):

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Turn the jar and carefully place to bush grass with soil.

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Then you need to cover the top soil so that when you turn the jar fell off the land is not on the table. To do this, the authors use a coffee filter, but I think that for such purposes will suit whatever breathable material. Cut a small hole in it with a cut to the end, Wrap around grass and good seal with tape or duct tape.

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That, so to speak, to consolidate the success and the soil in place, use the rest of the plastic cover on the banks, and cutting out a hole in it the size of the corresponding bush. Carefully miss the grass through a hole in the lid and put it firmly.

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In general, the main work is done. Turn the jar and check whether the lid opens under the weight of the soil and not getting enough sleep you land on the table. To decorate a pot, you can use paint or a piece of cloth.

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And the finishing touch – hanging from the ceiling, cornice or a bar. That’s what we need and are pre-punched holes. Through them you can skip rope or wire, then the whole latter-day flower pot with herbs, spices hang up roots.

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Watering neatly on top of the small portions that remained green longer fresh, pleasing to the eye, and then the stomach as a seasoning and garnish.

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