Amazing Vertical Gardening Ideas

Don’t you just love the sight of flowers and food growing upwards?

After sharing with you Five Gorgeous Vertical Gardening Beds last year I wanted to offer you some more vertical gardening inspiration.

Why is vertical gardening so great?

For one it adds beauty and architecture to your garden. By adding height and layers your garden has that extra ‘oomph’ of beauty and function. Because you’re making use of space upwards, you’re also maximizing your garden space and gaining increased yields.

For example, cucumbers grow upwards and trellises are often used to grow cucumbers vertically.

Vertical Gardening Example
From Willow Bee Potager Guide

As we’re planning our new homestead, I’m really trying to visualize the future and I love imagining pergolas or archways full of berries, flowers, and wine grapes.

FamilyFoodGarden: Amazing & Pretty Vertical Gardening Inspiration

Some vertical gardening means you’re building temporary structures to grow upwards for the season like pole beans tunnels or teepees. Other times vertical gardening is building permanent structures like a metal trellis, pergola or cattle panel archways.

Vertical Garden Design Ideas

Beautiful Pergola

Choosing plants for arches and pergolas from HGTV

DIY Trellis & Raised Garden Box Combo

Weed em and Reap has step by step instructions on how to build this trellis

Cucumber Trellis Idea

An Oregon Cottage shows you how to build a cucumber trellis

Vertical Gardening Ideas: PVC Trellis

David Camp build this amazing trellis from pvc pipes!

Vertical Gardening Ideas: Bean Tunnel

Gardenista shows you how to build a bean tunnel

Vertical Gardening Ideas: Tomato Trellis

Gorgeous and sturdy trellis from Learning and Yearning

Vertical Gardening Ideas: Pole Bean House

Wouldn’t kids love this pole bean house?

Vertical Gardening Ideas: DIY Arbor

A Piece of the Rainbow shows you how to build a DIY arbor

DIY Pole Bean Tunnel
Our pole bean tunnel that our kids loved!

I hope you enjoyed these wonderful vertical gardening ideas and it inspired you to create your own.

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