Topsy-Turvey Herb Garden

by Christine - From Dates to Diapers on April 25, 2013

Now that Spring has arrived, I wish I had a green thumb. The weather is gorgeous and I would love to have a garden. Maybe some day I will; with tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and maybe even some asparagus. But, for now I’ll make due with my new mini herb garden.

Topsy-Turvey Herb Garden

This Topsy-Turvey Herb Garden was super easy to create and is a super cute accent in our front yard. I purchased all of the supplies from Walmart for about $40, including the herbs. Now, we have six of our favorite herbs, ready for picking and noshing!

How To Make A Topsy-Turvey Herb Garden

Items Needed::

  • 5/8in, 4ft wooden dowel
  • potting mix
  • 1 large clay pot
  • 5 medium clay pots
  • 6 different types of herbs or flowers
  • decorative piece

How To Assemble::

  1. Insert the dowel in to the soft ground.
  2. Thread the large pot onto the dowel.
  3. Fill with potting soil and plant first herb.
  4. Thread a medium pot onto the dowel and tilt to one side; fill with soil and herb.
  5. Thread the next pot onto the dowel and tilt to the other side; fill and plant.
  6. Continue adding pots until all are stacked, filled, and planted.
  7. Top with decorative piece.

Happy Spring!

As a participant in the Walmart Moms Program, I’ve received product samples and compensation for my time and efforts in creating this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

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Andrew April 25, 2013 at 10:21 pm

That’s awesome and looks like it was fun to make.

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Cat Davis | Food Family & Finds April 25, 2013 at 10:59 pm

That is so cute! If I didn’t already have an indoor and outdoor herb garden I would make this. Although it might be fun just to do it with flowers.
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Kenneth April 26, 2013 at 2:22 am

topsy turvey herb garden… excellent idea. will keep the kids occupied
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Marty Ware August 28, 2013 at 6:17 am

It really is great to see inspiration in gardening. This image portrays art with herb gardening. Truthfully it really caught my eye, so I shared it in my social House and Garden website.
I may even have a try and making this myself, as it’s vertical as well and save space. Also, the water should run down and recycle as well.
Love it.
Thanks
Marty Ware

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priscilla eidson January 14, 2014 at 5:32 pm

is cold here in nashville tn right now can you grow herb garden inside where best place in house to place and how do i learn which herbs go with what thanks

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Jessika January 19, 2014 at 12:24 am

I live in an apartment. I’d love to do this but I can’t put it into the ground, I would have to put it on a concrete patio. Any ideas on how I could do that? Perhaps attaching it to the railing somehow?

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