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.


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.
Marty Ware


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


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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