12 Vertical Vegetable Garden Ideas that will Blow Your Mind

A vertical vegetable garden can be the mind-blowing solution to your desire to grow your own food but the problem of a distinct lack of space.

Sometimes, you need to look at a problem from a different angle and, when it comes to growing vegetables, that means looking up.

Not every vegetable is suitable for a vertical vegetable garden, but even if you can only grow some lettuce and snow peas in your limited space, they’re going to make the best salad you’ve ever tasted.

Some of the ideas here can be put into action with items you have on hand or can buy very cheaply from either hardware store or second-hand building material.

For lots of other great ideas for growing your own food, follow our Grow Your Own Food board on Pinterest.

Vertical Vegetable Garden Ideas

The following infographic is an excellent reference point for starting your vertical garden. Check out your favorite vegetables (‘cos why grow anything else?) and the best method for supporting them.

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Source: Custom Made

A Hanging Garden of Potted Herbs

Useful and attractive, this design enables you to create a privacy screen and a source of fresh herbs for your kitchen.

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Source: Deborah Silver

Gutter Garden

The clever arrangement of guttering provides both an abundance of leafy greens for salads and efficient use of water.

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Source: MakeZine

Simple Arbour Tunnels

Use recycled metal reinforcement rods and mesh to create an arbour for supporting all sorts of climbing vegetables.

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Source: Wahsega Valley Farm

An other version of a tunnel, this time over a grassed path enables vegetables to be grown over an area unavailable for planting.

A more elaborate series of arches over the paths in a raised garden – attractive and productive.

Once again, gutters are used for both direct planting and as shelving for small potted plants.

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Source: More Than Chic

Strawberry Tower

Clever use of space employed for growing everyone’s favorite berry; strawberries!

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Source: Remove and Replace

Hanging Gutter Garden

Excellent use of vertical space by suspending guttering from the side of a pergola: part screen, part extra garden.

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Source: Goods Home Design

A Wall of Boxes

Not just an efficient use of space but seriously attractive, too.

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Source: Little Green Dot

3d Garden

Add an extra layer to your small vegetable garden by growing sprawling plants over a hoop.

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Source: Get Busy Gardening

Want to get started? Check out these best-selling vegetable garden planters

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T4U Stackable Vertical Planter Set with Rolling Plant Caddy - 6 Tier Garden Tower Ideal for Growing Strawberries, Herbs, Vegetables, Flowers, Indoor/Outdoor Porch Decor (6 Stacking Pots+Plant Dolly)
  • 6-Tier Vertical Planter - Each layer has 3 rooms for planting ( 18 rooms in total ), adequate growing space supplied. You can grow vegetable, strawberry, flowers, greens, herbs, veggies and succulent plants, etc. Make the best use of small space by growing your plants vertically. Just put anything you want and enjoy such a DIY gardening.
  • Stackable Gardening Tower - Made of polypropylene, You can use them as 6 separate plant pots, or you can stack them up to build up a white flower tower ! It's a cool decoration outside your house like door gate, porch, balcony, lawn, patio and so more. Eye-Catching and Space-Saving, ideal for birthday party and romantic wedding !
  • Smart Watering System - Watering the top pot will benefit the tiers below. Take care 18 plants by watering 1 pot, moisture flow through vertically and slowly so you don't need to worry about over watering.
  • Movable Bottom Saucer - Come with a flexible plant caddy with 4 wheels, heavy-duty and durable, allows you to move your potted plants to anywhere you want easily, never mind it's in winter or summer. The raise rim structure will storage excess water and soil, keep the floor cleaning all the day !
  • Specific Details - Soil Volume: 4.75 Quart for one pot, 28 Quart in total; Height: 6.5" for one pot, 38" for whole set. T4U 100% Satisfaction Guarantee: Free Return Exchange within 90-day. Any question of our product, please contact with us now.
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VIVOSUN 5 Tier Vertical Gardening Stackable Planter for Strawberries, Flowers, Herbs, Vegetables
  • High-QUALITY PRODUCT: Thick, high-quality PP materials can be used repeatedly without fading, not easy to crack even in summer.
  • DIFFERENT COMBINATIONS: You can stack 2 or 3 or 4 tier. This planter can be hang with chains or used on a cylindrical rod.
  • SPACE SAVING: The vertical stacking saves space to the most. You can grow many healthy plants in a small place
  • FLOW DESIGN: The water filtration system from top to bottom can effectively save and retain moisture. Meanwhile, the bottom is equipped with a bottom dish that will not stain the ground.
  • HAPPY PLANTING: It can be placed in the kitchen to grow fresh vegetables and fruits, or on the balcony to create a small flower/vegetable garden of your own.

 

Small Space & Vertical Vegetable Garden Ideas

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Your Turn…

What clever tricks do you use to grow vegetables in small spaces? Let us know in the comments.

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