How to Build a Vertical Box Planter

These vertical box planters are both functional and decorative.
These vertical box planters are both functional and decorative.

Vertical gardens are great ideas. By raising the growing area, you’ll have fun growing plants without spending so much time on your knees. Also, you won’t have to bend down as much when you plant and harvest. You could very well say goodbye to a bad back.

Now you can garden without spending so much time on your knees!
Now you can garden without spending so much time on your knees!

There are various types of vertical gardens. You can have fence planters, obelisks, arches, trellises, and so much more. The good thing about it is that you can be as creative as you want to be. You’re not just limited to ground space – you can now grow your plants in spaces you never would be able to otherwise.

This DIY project right here is for vertical box planters. The geometric shape will stand out beautifully in your outdoor area, adding a rustic charm. Additionally, just like other vertical garden ideas, these vertical box planters will help you save space, too.

Materials:

  • Wood
  • Screws
  • Stain/paint (optional)

Tools:

  • Table saw
  • Measuring tape
  • Pencil
  • Drill with drill bits

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For instructions on how to build a vertical box planter, watch this video.

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