Make a hanging garden of jam jars

June 1 |
Photo courtesy of Revolucao no Quintal
Love it. Rope + soil + clean jars + succulents = hanging garden. So easy, so upcycle-y, so lovely. This would work super well with herbs, too, or small flowers like violets!

You can check out the full project at Revolução no Quintal, although the site is in Portuguese.


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  1. Yessssss. Must install wooden beam in my apartment to make this possible.

  2. Be careful with growing things in jars… there is no drainage and it is easy to get root-rot, just a heads up!

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    • I've been growing houseplants in jars for years – just don't overwater them and you'll be good.

    • I've been trying to find a container small enough to fit mini succulents in to display in a tiny weird window. Baby food jars could be perfect.

  3. My cactus Spike has always harbored a secret desire for flight…..

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  4. This is wonderful! Must resist… urge to try… right now…

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