I have a small back yard(very small). Sorry I didn’t see your note before now but once the roots fill in a bit, you should be able to mount it vertically with little soil loss. Just be sure to heed the warning about which pallets to use. Hi Joe, i think i messed up a bit. line them with burlap, fill them with soil and then CUT SLITS in it where you place the plants. I would be comfortable taking this route. Water leakage and soil movement sounds like a mess. I had enough funds to get staples and seeds I am doing a few veggies in mine but I had 2 light weight tarps given to me and used it to wrap it to hold dirt I plan on leaving it lay down, but my main question is do I need some holes since I am using the tarp instead of the special fabric? The challenge with the spacing between slats that narrow are in planting existing seedlings. If you answered the upper pallet, you’re correct! In place of a landfill, a good pallet can be put to use for years as a vertical garden. we just have landscape fabric lining the openings for the soil. However, many are non-treated or made of weather resistant wood, such as cedar. Push out the bottom of the pocket then wrap the fabric over the back. http://typearamblings.blogspot.ca/2014/05/patio-garden.html. This post may contain affiliate links. Published May 8, 2014 by Jennifer. Quantity wise, I like to pack them in so they look really great in the pallet, plus it holds in the soil better. It is only full on on side of the pallet. DIY Vertical Pallet Garden : Today I'm going to show you how to build a super simple, DIY vertical pallet garden by upcycling an old wooden pallet. Happy Gardening! I want to put my pallet on wheels to roll with the sun! Once the roots fill out in a couple weeks, then just make sure to keep it watered. Even my upside down tomatoes are having a hard time. Good luck and best regards. It would be a great idea to come back and tuck in soil where there are gaps. So glad I committed the time for this project. Labelled Pallet Herb Garden. so far , broccoli, lettuce, spinach and kale , plus lots of herbs . Lettuce, spinach, and other leafy crops work nicely in the mid levels. See our full disclosures here. You may need a hammer to tap in the staples after the initial staple. Hi Krys and you’re welcome. Thanks in advance and Sorry if my english isn’t quit fluent, but I’m spanish speaker . I bring my generator and corded saw to cut them to size. I think so, especially if you mount the pallet into the 2×4 studs of the shed. My back yard is fenced in, in chain link. I will be using the pallet idea with our gardeners. How do I know if the pallet wood is heat treated. With helpers holding the pallet in place, the third person can attach the brackets to the pallet. Next, cut the fabric to cover the back, and then staple it in on the perimeter. Yes, but I would def. But I would add a lining of burlap or weed cloth (some that will hold the soil but allow drainage). Plus you can put it anywhere! What king of wood protection do you use. I love this idea as a free standing screen (or 2 or3). There’s company’s out there like food grade that have good quality pallets. This project can be knocked out in less than an hour and can be used for a variety of plants. It may be more trouble than it’s worth though. I will leave it flat for a week and try to pick it up once again. That can add a lot of weight. I was thinking of even decorating it with lattice as a front facing or even cutting each pallet front with curves. But most pallets come with a side that has wider spacing than the other. The Vertical Garden. Update: 4/3/12: Last week while touring the floriculture Pack Trials in California, I saw a modification of our pallet garden: Burpee Home Gardens added simple feet using triangular pieces of plywood. Thanks for this post! Google dwarf tomatoes if you’re not familiar. If space is an issue, then construct a planter hanging from the roof using hooks and tension rods, showing ingenuity for keeping your little plants under optimal conditions. Any suggestions would be great, as I am just learning how to garden! I think the plants will adapt just fine. That’s why I’d go for at least 10 plants per row or 40 + total. I realize that may be way longer than you want to wait to showcase your pallet but if the soil issue is important to you, this should help a lot. A couple days after we built this, we planted the empty space with lettuce, basil, arugula, garlic, and chia. Could we use them just for flower garden only? … No one mentions a catch pan to save ruining the deck. Don’t be afraid to pack them in. I don’t know how much upkeep you have time for Julia but filling a fence line with pallets will require a lot of soil and plants. Try planting Marigolds. I’m just curious, roughly how many plants were used for this pallet garden? But I’ve never seen one that has been embellished with lattice or artful cuts in the wood. I had a similar situation in the town I used to live. I am interested in creating many projects with pallets. The next day i picked it up to stand upright and what happened next would best be described as a land slide ! Just a thought to keep in mind. Not sure you can do that on the blog but you can by emailing them to [email protected]. Hi Joe. Add a timber paling as a ‘shelf’ for each planter ‘box’ by nailing it to the underside. I do think those slats are on the narrow side, at least for plants you’re not growing from seed. You can find free and cheap pallets on Craigslist. Could you suggest anything to protect the wood so it will last longer–something that would not harm the plants. Is there a recommended width between the slates which plants will be planted? Perhaps even a base with wheels to easily move the pallet when needed? I like the idea of putting wheels on the pallets to be able to move them around in the small yard. My problem that I have is the top to the bottom I have some separation of soil it’s been 2 months now plants are growing good but now I have separation on some of my sections. Any tips here are greatly appreciated – GREAT DIY, by the way! But I always say nothing ventured, nothing gained. I am now thinking of maybe having a one inch pvc pipe ( the type used by electricians ) fitted on the side at the very bottom sticking out about an inch. We supply, service and repair dental equipment so it is a fairly fancy property. Pearlite (the little white spheres inside potting soil) is great for holding moisture, and can be bought by the bag at most home improvement and gardening stores. Include flowers like marigolds and lobelia, to add colour to your wall garden. I was concerned due to Fiberglass being made with formeldhyde and other harmful chemicals? Pick the Prettiest Of the two pallets, choose the most attractive one and flip it upside down (that is, laying face down on its slats). At the top, I plant patio, or dwarf tomatoes, and peppers. Some ideas I had about it. Lay out the landscape fabric or cloth to cover the back and bottom and cut to size. As for plants, if you’re using edibles, place trailing or vining plants at the bottom and look for dwarf varieties. pallet vertical garden It’s easy to upcycle an old pallet into a thriving vertical garden with just a few tools and materials. Strawberries in my buckets are good and lots of water needed for fruit. Yes Tracey. If you were adding that before planting, for sure, but still, watering from the top should eventually trickle to the lowest plants. Check out these super-simple raised garden bed plans with detailed instructions. Simply make it hanged or adjust it against a wall layout, we have also used the pallet wood in making the DIY pallet flower beds which were also a great outdoor pallet improvement. Also, for plantable pockets, kind of like the shoe organizer you mention, check out “wolly pockets”. Creating a Pallet Garden – Step by Step Instructions. • Screen to hide stuff behind! The finished product looked nice right off the bat, but over time, less plants filled in would give a similar look. Hi. This guide is written for a 40” x 48” pallet, but some quick math can adapt to over or undersized pallets. You want HT (Heat Treated) wood, vs. chemically treated ones, marked or branded with an “MB”. See November 5, 2013 answer to Laura. I used to walk past this apartment patio in my old neighborhood that had a really awesome DIY Pallet Herb Garden—it was propped up against a wall and all the herbs were each planted into a box in a wooden pallet. And good luck keeping your special place a secret too. Would I need to put down garden fabric in between the palette and the solid backing I plan to use, or is it redundant? Quite interested as we will be having bunnies in the garden too. Any feedback on this matter is appreciated. Finally, make sure all the plants are positioned firmly in place and that the roots are in good contact with the surrounding soil. It will absorb a lot of water and make it available as needed. Creative pallet herb garden designs and ideas. Alpharetta, GA 30004. Joe, that stuff inside of baby diapers (when it is still clean – LOL!) That is the one thing i will do. You might want to put a coat of primer on it first. What kind of plants work in a pallet garden? I will try do make one too, tu put in my friend´s home exterior. Joe hi u can also use pallets for storing tools and for fencing.I’m making a one for tools but have one to keep my dogs from areas off limits.Enjoy u on create Tpbs Houston keep the good work up God Bless. I’m looking forward to trying the pallet garden this spring, how do you keep the dirt in the pallet garden. Thank you for the quick response. I will use low growing, shade loving, flowering plants in between a variety of lettuce on one side.The other side will be sun loving plants. Some pallets have wood covering the bottom of the pallet, which will help prevent soil from falling out the bottom. But would these veggies do ok in a vertical pallet garden? Just make smart use of pallet wood shapes and the spacing among their deck boards and make interesting bike racks for home, friend or to sell, take a look at the sample rack that is made of 2 pallets only! Manufactured in Australia by #012 and treated for use with Methyl Bromide, this is unusable. It’s cheap, easy and an effective fix. As long as the foliage can get out beyond the slats, the roots will have plenty of room behind them to grow. I now have the permission from my employer to go ahead with this project. And how do you know if it is pressure treated? Any suggestions for creating this in a tight location on a balcony? I’m making my own pallet garden, but I want to hang it in my living room (indoor) so I have some doubts and I hope you could help me out… But one can take some steps to know your pallet’s pedigree. This next step is pretty straightforward, fill the pockets with a potting soil of your choice and then plant in your favorite plants. I have no place to hang them on my house. They are annuals and will not survive more than a season — unless you live in a warm area and it doesn’t get cold enough to kill them. Although you could plant out your pallet with it resting on the ground, placing it on a tabletop or sawhorses makes it easier to work with from a standing position. This is a use of pallets I have not heard before and I’m very intrigued. For a more detailed look at Methyl Bromide, read further at the. Thanks so much! It’s an easy fix. Heat could kill them safely. Planters D.I.Y. However, planting seeds works in your favor for spinach and lettuce (or whatever). Manufactured in Canada by manufacturer code #01212 and treated for use with Heat-Treatment. All you really need is enough room to get your plants situated when you start. Are Chrysanthemums recomendded to use in a vertical pallet garden. I saw a video where they mixed the cotton lining from disposable diapers into the soil to hold moisture! Each time I watered, soil fell out. I even found some made of white oak!! Follow these DIY Pallet Garden Instructions and you will be enjoying nature’s bounty before you know it! You could always use two mirrored pallets to add height and backing at the same time. Off camera, Joe dedicates his time to promoting sustainability through his popular books, blog, podcast series, and nationally syndicated newspaper columns. Hi Joy. It’s great to have fresh herbs on hand throughout the warm weather. I can post an update to the blog and include the pics there. Good luck John. Might need to put 2 together back to back. You can easily find traditional round containers, and even rectangular ones that will include a liner or some way to easily capture the drainage. Mine causes so much spillage, I have sadly abandoned the project. But you should try it and see. Growing a Greener World Instructions on how to build a vertical pallet garden: Get your hands on a decommissioned untreated timber pallet (ask for pallets at your local hardware, fruit shop, recycling yards or Bunnings) then reconfigure the top and bottom decking boards to form pockets. Great pallet sources are out there if you just take the time to look around and do your homework. Look for HT (Heat Treated) pallets made from hardwood. I think Im going to go for it. Since I’m unable to stay bent over for along time I am willing to try this project. Assuming each had about 16-20 plants per flat, I might have used about 60 because we really packed them in. You don’t need to use both a solid backing and the fabric. They are incredibly durable, even without treating. That’s not likely to happy (at least eventually) as roots will fill in to hold much of that in place. . Ha. Stuff the pallet with greens, herbs and edibles. Use either soaker hoses or stick with the drip lines and emitters made for them to delver the water right where you need it. I have seen many and they look incredible–and a great way to accent or contrast a background color. A simple way to repurpose a pallet is to turn it into a patio diy pallet herb garden. The pallet really pops when it’s painted. I would poke many holes into the bottom of the pallet and along the lower portions. Haven’t tried yet, but it looks very good in design. Hi Joe, great info and tons of great questions and replies. Awesome Shania. Maybe this are some silly questions, but it’s my first time making this kind of project so I’m a bit scare that it wont work out…. I plan on putting landscape fabric on the back and on the front and cutting slits for the plants. Innovative Pallet Planter. I know people that cut a slit in the bag of soil and plant directly into it, so I don’t see why a pallet is much different. The squash will get too big. It’s not been a good year for it where I live. We can see that it is missing boards, has replaced boards; rusty, mangled nails jutting out in several places, and internal boards reinforcing the split outer boards. Repeat the stapling. However, I am having a hard time watering. The pallet idea is such an easy way to expand garden space cheaply, especially vertically. Pull tautly and secure with nails or staples. My front openings are all 4 inches at the most. I packed it pretty good with soil before adding the strawberry plants, but I kept losing dirt. Cherry tomatoes also work well. Now, go ahead and tilt the pallet up nearly vertical to allow soil to settle without it spilling out between the cracks. Another one I stood up and realized my plants shifted and standing it up at a a 13 degree angle was best. If so, what herbs can I plant together? You’re the first to write saying you want to use this indoors. Tall herbs like rosemary, basil, and dill should be planted on top. Set aside the second pallet as it will be used in a later step. I am willing to try this method of gardening since I am unable to stay in a bent position. Easy Pallet ideas is the free source of pallet furniture ideas and DIY pallet projects made from recycled, upcycled, or reclaimed wood pallets! If The top of The planter is The only open part, when you water The plants from The top, The ones below will get some water?!? But you’re saying you don’t have those? What have you had success with growing in these? Thoroughly water the plants and soil. I have sealed the back of my pellet with a water proof plastic material, the same used to cultivate trees in. If you give it good sunlight and sufficient water and fertilizer, they’ll fill in quickly too. It’s a great idea Danelle if you can allow the seeds to germinate and establish while the pallet is still flat on the ground. This is what your progress should look like so far with the backing and pockets made. Send us pics when you get this as you like it. I was thinking this would be a great thing to add to the outside of the fence. Watering from the top if the soil is consistent will make it’s way down to the bottom if you soak it. For standard pallets, this will be 40” x 48”, you may want to cut it a bit bigger to help get it wrinkle-free. Enjoy Donna! Can’t wait to see it in action. • How about planting it on both sides? A non-required mark, but it gives us even more information as to the origin and quality of the pallet. Hi Julie. They can be sprayed with pesticides and fungicides even if they are not pressure treated and have been linked to illnesses. Good luck with it. That way you get even watering for each row. You are a very lucky man. This step wasn’t included in the DIY segment on the episode but this is an important part of protecting the exterior of the house from the moisture and grime of the pallet garden. I think I am right, but can’t I just put the landscaping material on the pallet, fill with good soil and lay them flat on the ground? I love your shows JOE you are truly a great Gardner. How cool is that?? Hydroton (expanded fired clay balls) also hold moisture really well, but are more expensive. Position the plants so their root balls are securely placed between the slats and tuck them in firmly. Help! Ready to start your own garden? Use the level to ensure proper alignment. Staple it in. In the upright version, I also wonder about the amount of water making it to the lower opening. “… Since March of 2002, the IPPC (International Plant Protection Committee) has set guidelines for regulating wood packaging material in international trade. Site design by Hibiscus Creative. The dirt shifted again and lots of it in the pallet . And the majority are untreated. Since I’ve never tried it, I can’t speak from firsthand experience though. It’s a great idea for the folks who are short on space, thanks for sharing with us. Pallets are easy to come by, so select one that’s not broken, and not made of pressure-treated lumber. Your cost is the same but it helps support this site and the fun freebies we share. Thank you. If you want to add some style to your pallet planter, pick up a couple cans of spray paint and lay your pallet down on the burlap sheeting that you purchased. In addition, cascading greenery in your outdoor space provides a beautiful backdrop for alfresco entertaining and can help to keep the mosquitoes at bay. If they prop one up at the end of their allotment space it will give them an extra 4 feet of space – FREE!!! Thanks! If not this time, for next time. growing really well. I will also be planting on both sides of the pallet. Brilliant idea JoAnna! View in gallery Of course, you don’t have to embrace the weathered, unfinished look if you prefer something a bit more polished or perhaps more colorful. That’s ok because I’ll grow some more lettuce and radishes before our fall sets in in the Yukon. I love the idea and it would be great for the space I would like to put it. I recently seen the segment with the pallet garden with the house in NC. They weren’t that heavy, I’d guess about 160 pounds at the most once planted with a lightweight potting soil. Keep up the good work. Hello. That should always be the back side. I also had a shelf from coca cola that I turned sideways and made containers out of my bags of dirt. THANK YOU FOR THE IDEA, NOW I CAN GO HERBS. Be very cautious when locating a pallet, it is not always possble to determine if a pallet has been treated with chemicals!!! Since i couldnt water, i lost 3 full pallets of plants. Hugs from Rio, friend!!! I would use a water-base latex paint. Hi Vanesssa. Some people insert landscape fabric, aka weed cloth into the pallet and/or staple it to the bottom and sides where they can. Ah!!!! Thanks for sharing this. Hey I’m planning on planting herbs in my pallet planter. Stunning! Here’s a great link to give you your options from the University of Illinois Extension department: http://extension.illinois.edu/herbs/basil.cfm. This way will make it easier so that I do not have to plant a big garden but can do a small garden and hopefully get the same results. Can you say Win-Win..?? I don’t know of any suggested spacing between slats. Hi Joe, Great idea — I’m curious about the weight of your pallet because I’d like to place some on a rooftop. I just hate to waste that extra space. Good luck and thanks for letting us know! We’ve just moved to North Carolina and I”m a bit overwhelmed trying to decide what to plant. Thank you far a very interesting and informative site, keep it up ! Do you know if Tomatoes might work ? what do you suggest to keep the water there longer. Without knowing what kind of wood you have for your pallets, the most generic think I can suggest is to use a water based wood sealer. We are a collection of volunteers and starting a new project I think it’d be cute in a bright color!! He said if you go to a nursery you can ask if they have any pallets laying around and usually just give them to you depending on whether or not they’re decent people not money hungry. Thanks ahead for any advise Good luck. Below is an example of a pallet, we used it to construct our garden. I wouldn’t worry as much about the air circulation. 5665 Atlanta Hwy, Ste 103-342 The kinds of herbs you can grow on the pallet herb garden are: 1. My gut feeling is they’re not the best choice. Hi Matt. I’m preparing to plant my first pallet garden. DIY Vertical Herb Garden Pallet NewbieTo Gardening Blog #gardening gloves for women - Search Gardening Products Step-by-step instructions on how to re-purpose Anyway, I think you could fabricate you own pallets easily with non-treated, weather resistant wood like cedar by purchasing the supplies at your box store. Unless your pallet gets 8 hours of sun, growing fruiting veggies might be a challenge. Get some help securing the final product, and water it well! I was interested in this method. In fact, if you really got creative, you could go to town with this idea. Otherwise they can grow far too tall to manage in a pallet, especially tomatoes. So glad you found our information helpful. It wouldn’t hurt. And watering from the front should actually work too. Would it be alright if I used this idea of using a pallet as an inexpensive urban garden box? However, herbs grow fast. If you want flowers, porticola (not sure I spelled that correct) also called Mexican roses are a succulent and so really well with little soil and infrequent watering. Simply brilliant! I found a goldmine of wonderful “virgin” pallets at a sheet metal roofing company. I had several flats of 4 inch pots. Drainage issue: Get a wide piece of plastic PVC pipe, the appropriate length and cut it in half. Thanks, Lori. Selecting pallets with correct wood treatment is key to start. Those would be fine for planting edibles. Hello, Plus a full pallet looks so much better. I love the idea of pallet vertical gardening. This is a top quality pallet for a vertical garden. It let’s excess water flow out, but keeps most of the soil in. Please do let us know what you do and how it turns out. They’re known to repel little peter cotton tails that like to sneak into gardens I think they don’t like the smell or maybe they just taste terrible! My family member owns East Pointe Fiberglass and she has some pallets we can have. The pallet we used for this blog was 48” x 44”, slightly larger than the most popular size, 40” x 48”. i realize it would depend on the kind of plants used, but a rough estimate would still be helpful for me. I have found that my pallet garden dries our too fast. Empty out a pallet to gain the vertical planter frame and then use the 1x4s to building planter holdings in the frame. Good luck. Also, these plants are annuals (veggies at least) and will die out after the season. Find a good wooden pallet by looking around your local area or searching the internet and making a few calls. The goal is to prevent roots from coming in contact with any part of the wood or what leaches from it. (a problem I had with a tall strawberry pot). You figured out the best thing to do is allow time to give the roots a chance to spread out and fill in the space to stabilize the soil. put pallets together forming an L or a U shape. drainage is good but not that much lol. As for chemical cross-contamination, this is possible so you’d just have to make sure any seep or drip from fertilizer or chemicals you put on your non-edibles doesn’t drip into the edibles if that’s a concern. This would also be the time to add a thick layer of plastic or other waterproof barrier. This will require more watering, however with such little space it will be worth it! What a great find. No need (no should you) settle on treated, nasty pallets from who knows where. You typically add a small amount to the soil and mix it in. As the plants fill out and the roots too, the soil will become more stable within the pallet and within 10 days or so, you can have it totally upright and should see much less spillage. Also if you are concerned about cost of plants, lettuce, spinach and other greens are easy to start from seed and grow quickly. Ensuring water gets to the bottom row. My guess is the pallet weights about 35 pounds, 6 bags of dry soil at 20 pounds each and the plants weigh next to nothing. Lay your pallet face down and roll out enough landscaping fabric to cover the read. Avoid using any pallet treated with Methyl Bromide, as it will leach into your garden through repeated watering and is extremely toxic. I would like to do a pallet, maybe more, in a wide passage at the back of my flatlet. Is this suitable? I just love your idea of the pallets garden! Here we used a 70/30 coco perlite mix, and planted some flowers from our, For a total of about $15 in materials, you can build yourself a 3-tiered vertical pallet garden. I noticed the upright freestanding one has a solid plywood backing with what appears to be burlap in between. Hi, I have a question. Your cost is the same but it helps support this site and the fun freebies we share. Set one edge of the fabric on the edge of a board on the face. Thanks so much for your tutorial. My question is, how do you water a vertical pallet garden so that all the plants receive enough water? This is also the time to add the reserve soil to fill those voids. Home » Crafts & DIY » Crafts » How to Make an Herb Garden from a Pallet. Find a way to channel the water in the bottom of your pallet and divert it to a drainage hose that allows the water to flow safely away if that’s possible. You can find a lot about that by googling that term. I am in South Africa and with the wonderful weather we have here gardening is a pleasure. Return the pallet to a flat surface. Not trying to talk you out of trying. Great Stuff!! Part of the appeal of stuffing existing plants with good root mass is the volume of the root ball is bulky, can handle some “stuffing” between the slats and will stay in. two tins of high gloss white, exterior, non-drip paint for wood If not, what do you suggest? Happy you found this to share with your fellow gardeners. This step wasn’t included in the DIY segment on the episode but this is an important part of protecting the exterior of the house from the moisture and grime of the pallet garden. Vertical pallets make perfect additions to south facing walls, garden fences, or even the inside of a grow tent. Sure hope it turns out well. I just used black roll and placed it on another pallet . How can I build a drain system so when I water The plants The water does not fall out? Many pallets are made from this anyway because of their strength and durability. Installing a drip line can’t hurt but now may be more trouble than it’s worth. If so, what type of paint would be paint safe? More summary. Do you have any pictures after the plants have grown & have vegetables? My husband is concerned that the outdoor projects won’t last and we will have to rebuild them. That spacing makes it really hard to insert them into the soil. Also, if you don’t want to hang the pallet but would like a vertical option, you could simply add some 2×4′ to the bottom and create feet so it can stand freely without mounting. Within weeks, you’ll have a bounty of fresh herbs for your summer salads and barbecued burgers. Suggestions welcome! Let us know if you do end up using mums. I like the idea of putting plants vertical to grow. Does this sound feasible? at the moment but they used to be pretty common. Secure landscape fabric,  plastic and thin plywood to back. I don’t have an area to mount it. Now turn the pallet over and fill with good quality potting soil or container mix. 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