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23 Gardens You Can Totally Grow In Your Tiny Flat

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1. A simple shelf can free up room for rows of plants.

Buy a cheap shelf online or from a second-hand shop and get your garden going.


2. Stack apple crates for a flexible shelf garden.

You can easily rearrange and restack each unit to suit your space.

5. You don't even have to melt them down.

If you don't fancy buying or DIYing the dip-centre bottle planters, you can still use old bottles to create cute planters, simply by giving them a wash. Add a coat of paint if you're feeling ~ambitious~.


7. Or use jar gardens for paper weights.

A corner full of tiny mason jar plants is sure to bring some zen to your desk.

8. A cinderblock + soil and seeds = perfection.

Easy and practical, this simple trick is perfect to add some green stuff to a small balcony or outside the front door.

9. Use a vertical pallette for an easy and efficient planter.

Cheap, simple, and takes up very little space, aka perfect for your tiny flat.


13. For an affordable vintage look, repurpose old containers.

Give old paint cans, fruit crates, and luxury cosmetic tins new life.

14. Used tea tins actually make the perfect tiny planters.

The fit easily on your window ledge, and don't take up any more space then they did when they were full of tea bags.

15. Old water cans and pails offer a rustic look for cheap.

Match your garden to your decor to keep your space feeling cohesive and less crowded.

16. Reclaimed wood is truly the best friend of small flat gardens.

This clever planter offers loads of space for seedlings – plant them in the base and hang the from jars on the attached hooks to maximise your growing space.

Buy it on Etsy.


18. Tier planters on your stairs.

It's simple, takes up minimal space, and can be done inside and out!

23. Keep several pots on a tray to make a portable garden.

This will minimize mess, make it easy to move, and also creates a cute table centre piece.


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