Look At These Tiny (And Adorable!) Gardens That Fit In Any Apartment
These bloggers are proving that it's possible to maintain a green oasis anywhere — even the most cramped apartments. Their innovative DIYs have adorned hundreds of Pinterest boards, and it's easy to see why.
Take a cue from these home gardeners and go get your green thumb on (OK, maybe just your green pinky finger).
Repurposed teacups make for colorful succulent holders that can spruce up any windowsill or dinner table.
This spin on the traditional Mason jar garden is a genius way to grow plants indoors without taking up valuable counter space. The entire display cost DIY blogger Stacy less than $20.
The next time you finish a container of tea or coffee, don't throw away the tin. They make for durable (and super-crafty) planters.
Kelly Moore used an over-the-door hanging shoe rack to introduce multiple plant varieties in a small space.
Thinking of tossing that rusty dresser? Think again. Old storage can be repurposed into unique, multitiered herb gardens.
Blogger Justina created an adorable mini garden using succulents and vintage ink jars.
Inspired to start your own apartment garden? These resources will help you get started:
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Emma Loewe is the Sustainability and Health Director at mindbodygreen and the author of Return to Nature: The New Science of How Natural Landscapes Restore Us. She is also the co-author of The Spirit Almanac: A Modern Guide To Ancient Self Care, which she wrote alongside Lindsay Kellner.
Emma received her B.A. in Environmental Science & Policy with a specialty in environmental communications from Duke University. In addition to penning over 1,000 mbg articles on topics from the water crisis in California to the rise of urban beekeeping, her work has appeared on Grist, Bloomberg News, Bustle, and Forbes. She's spoken about the intersection of self-care and sustainability on podcasts and live events alongside environmental thought leaders like Marci Zaroff, Gay Browne, and Summer Rayne Oakes.