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17 Genius Small-Space Garden Ideas

A little green thumb goes a long way.

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1. Plant your herbs together.

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A one-pot spice rack will save lots of room and digging through the cupboard.

2. Make a self-watering planter out of old water bottles.

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Instead of large planters that require wide trays on the bottom.

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3. Make a kokedama.

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These plant balls can be placed anywhere with direct sunlight and fit in the palm of your hand.

4. Upcycle leftover tins into makeshift planters.

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Use an old tea tin and it looks better than a terracotta pot.

5. Hang plants from the ceiling.

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No need for giant macrame hangings; smaller air plant containers can do the trick.

6. If the ceiling isn't an option, post them on the wall.

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Create a jungle corner!

7. Group smaller plants together for a garden menagerie.

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8. Put them in the bathroom.

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Spider plants, bamboo, and ferns are great for bathrooms since they thrive in humid climates.

9. Do it for the vine!

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Hanging vines not only green up your space, they create natural art for your boring apartment walls.

10. Use plants as book ends

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Plants that only need low light can double as bookends and brighten up your shelf.

12. Invest in plants that have a small footprint and grow up, instead of out.

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13. Get a tiered plant stand to maximize space.

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15. Make a terrarium.

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Basically any clear container can be a terrarium. Make one out of a mason jar with a lid to keep meddlesome pets at bay.

16. Mix it up.

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Combine plants of different colors, textures and heights to make a small pot seem more elaborate.

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