4 Tiered Hanging Herb Planter

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Project by RedBeard posted 871 days ago 8893 views 38 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I like to cook with fresh herbs, but my garden space is reserved for larger vegetables. This hangs in the sun right outside of my kitchen door and will soon be loaded with basil, thyme etc. It’s made with some scrap cedar, that I plan on leaving unfinished. I’d appreciate any comments.


-- Measure once, cut twice

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#1 posted 871 days ago

Are drainage holes needed?

I have never grown Herbs so please forgive my lack of insight.

Nice design!

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#2 posted 871 days ago

Each level has 3 holes which drain on to the next tier

-- Measure once, cut twice

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#3 posted 871 days ago

An excellent idea and it looks good too. Great work!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 871 days ago

Awesome idea! The wife will want one these for sure.

-- I'm not as good as I once was, but I'm as good once as I ever was.

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#5 posted 871 days ago

Very cool – love it.

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#6 posted 870 days ago

good looking project.
neat and sweet.


-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#7 posted 870 days ago

Fantastic, I like cooking with fresh herbs as well. I will have one done to plant in by Monday.
Great idea!
thanks for sharing,

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford

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#8 posted 870 days ago

I LIKE your design. Very nice.

-- jroot

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#9 posted 870 days ago

This is a tremendous idea, well designed and will be well used, I predict. I also predict it will be copied many times. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#10 posted 870 days ago

Well done : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#11 posted 869 days ago

Great timing to share besides looking good. My daughter is going to have one soon.

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#12 posted 869 days ago

Looks good

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#13 posted 861 days ago

Any dimensions. I am worried it will be too small for the plants to grow?

Do you have pictures filled with herbs

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#14 posted 860 days ago

All of the pots are about 7 inches high – the top 2 stick out 8 inches and the bottom 2, 10 inches. I am planting it this weekend. I have seen smaller herb planters, so I think it will work. I’ll let you know in a few weeks. If not, I’ll build it bigger next time around. Thanks for all of the positive comments.


-- Measure once, cut twice

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#15 posted 847 days ago

This is awesome! Are those sides just glued on or are there some nails I can’t see?

-- Tyler- Montandon, PA ------ "It aint broke, it just needs fixed!"

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