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Top 10 most popular vertical garden projects

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Vertical gardens can provide more space for growing herbs, flowers and vegetables. Perfect for people with limited space, vertical gardens are also a great way to enliven a plain wall or fence.

Bunnings Workshop members have shared many inspiring ways to create vertical gardens. 


Here are the top 10 most popular vertical garden projects on Workshop by pageviews: Vertical garden with built-in watering systemVertical garden with built-in watering system  


1. Vertical garden with built-in watering system by @kel  

Experienced Workshop member Judy's self-watering vertical garden allows her to maximise space in her compact backyard.


2. Grape tin vertical herb garden by @kaylah_rose  


Kaylah used vintage tins to grow fragrant herbs in her backyard.

3. Outdoor kitchen with Merbau feature wall by @weekenddiyer 


An outdoor feature wall made using deck lighting and the Un-real Boston Fern vertical garden. 


4. Vertical garden by @BrendanB   

Brendan used the Garden Up range of planter boxes and accessories to enliven his plain fence. Vertical garden using Garden UpVertical garden using Garden Up

5. Vertical herb garden by @KingStreetReno  

In this quick and easy project, member KingStreetReno secured three pieces from the Whites Garden Up range to the fence with screws. 

6. Vertical garden on brick wall with terracotta pots by @Darren  

Darren's vertical garden turned this plain brick wall into an attractive feature with five rows of terracotta pots ready for planting.


7. Pallet timber planter by @Carol_Prime  

Carol attached pots to a recycled pallet to create a simple planter. 


8. Hanging herb garden by @chowie  

Merbau decking boards and Whites Garden Up vertical garden pots and herb wire hooks were used to make a hanging herb garden. Outdoor entertaining area with vertical garden and pondOutdoor entertaining area with vertical garden and pond


9. Vertical herb garden on reinforcing mesh by @RodAndo  

A vertical herb garden made with planter boxes and decking attached to reinforcing mesh.


10. Outdoor entertaining area with vertical garden and pond by @Wados 

Featuring more than 400 plants, this vertical garden includes a waterfall down the middle.


How to build a vertical garden

Resident Bunnings D.I.Y. expert @MitchellMc shares step-by-step instructions in How to build a vertical garden.

You can also find useful advice for your garden in the guides How to plan a garden makeover and How to choose plants for your garden.

More inspiring vertical garden projects Vertical herb garden on reinforcing meshVertical herb garden on reinforcing mesh

Bunnings Workshop community members have shared many other inspiring vertical gardens, including: 


For more project inspiration, check out our Top 10 most popular garden makeovers and Top 10 most popular screening projects. 10 ways to update your garden might also spark some ideas. 


Last updated: November 2023


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