Use old tins and burglar bars to create a stunning vertical garden.
By Shelly Bergh • Photographs Francois Oberholster
Hard labour 1/10
Skill level 1/10
Time needed 1 hour
What you need
• garden gloves
• side cutter
• small spade
• old burglar bars
• various tins
• drainage stones
• potting soil
• cable ties
1. Use the hammer and nail to make holes in the base of the tins for drainage.
2. Fill the base of the tins with a layer of drainage stones.
3. Add potting soil.
4. Place a plant in the tin and add more potting soil. Press it down firmly.
5. Attach the tin to the burglar bars with cable ties; use pliers to pull it tight and snip the excess off with side cutters.
Tip: Connect two cable ties together if one is too short to fit around the tin.