Fill an empty corner with this two-tiered corner planter and watch the gorgeousness grow #Plants & Gardening#great-ideas#houseplants November 6 | Megan Finley meggyfin Derek Powazek of Plantgasm and how to grow houseplants fame, uploaded a few photos of his awesome two-tiered corner planter to our Offbeat Home & Life Flickr pool. This was what it looked like when he first made it. It's two feet high, three feet wide. Designed so that no screws had to be placed on the front boards. Planted with all low-water plants. The thing on top is a Sea Squill (Drimia maritima). The largest flowering bulb! Here's how it looks now… To read more about how you can re-create this awesome corner planter, head over to Plantgasm! Join our community! Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Megan Finley Megan Finley is the LA-based Offbeat Empire editor. When she's not writing, editing, and sleeping, she's eating, drinking, and geeking. You can snoop into her personal life over on her website Funk in Deep Freeze! @meggyfin @meggyfin PREVIOUS 6 ways I found time for my favorite hobby again after having a kid NEXT I'm allergic to garlic and onions: talk to me about your other favorite spices! Show/Hide comments [ 9 ] An awesome idea, I am going to try this! 1 agrees Reply I LOVE Plantgasm!!! The posts are intermittent cause, well, plants. But SO interesting… Reply I love this idea. I wonder though if you could take a square planter, and turn it so it was shaped like a diamond, and pushed it into the corner? I'm lazy. 3 agree Reply Lazy or BRILLIANT??? 2 agree Reply Aww, thanks. 🙂 First issue I can think of though, is there would be a sharp corner sticking out. Depending on where the space was, there might be bruised shins. 3 agree Reply I feel like, basically no matter where I put that, I would bruise my shins on it. But maybe I'm better than most at bruising my shins… :p Reply Great idea for a corner, and I also love all the different succulents! My grandmother recently died and I've been given some of her potted cacti and succulent collection, I'm inspired to add to it because they are such cool plants and perfect for containers. Reply How well do succulents survive outside in the winter? (New York) 1 agrees Reply I think that's going to depend greatly on the different succulents. There seem to be a bunch that are fine through the winter in reasonably northern climates (hardy to zone 3; New York is mostly 4 & 5, with a little corner of 3, so you'd be fine), but there are probably others (including a lot of cacti, I think) that wouldn't be so happy. If you're buying locally, ask your garden centre or local farmer (or wherever you're getting them) whether they're cold-hardy; if you're buying online, look for things that specify which zones they grow well in, and reference a zone map to figure out whether they're ok for your location. Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Participate in this conversation via emailGet only replies to your comment, the best of the rest, as well as a daily recap of all comments on this post. No more than a few emails daily, which you can reply to/unsubscribe from directly from your inbox. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.