55 Inexpensive DIY Herb Garden Ideas

Living in big cities has always been attractive and it is where most of us need to be every day because of work, family and culture, but city life even if it does really have its upsides some things are a little bit harder to do if you are living in an apartment building and if you are really passionate about cooking and eating healthy nothing is more important than having your own homemade herbs to spice up everyday life and also provide you with nice and healthy herbs and spices.

So we decided to dedicate this article to our favorite fifty-five Inexpensive DIY Herb Garden Ideas which we are sure you will come to appreciate, not only for their purpose but also we kept in mind the simplicity and cost of these planters, so here are some really creative planter ideas for you to pick from, maybe you just need a wall planter in your kitchen for a couple of spices or you are looking to populate your balcony with all kinds of amazing herbs, in any case, this article will be a perfect place for you to learn how to turn ordinary household items into amazing planters and turn your home into a living and breathing garden which you can enjoy every day, even if you live in an apartment building.

Every planter idea comes with a great tutorial that you can follow every step of the way to make that planter just perfect, and if you are confident about yourself, maybe make several more just in case your friends get jealous of your herb garden next time they visit. They make a great housewarming gift as well as a decoration for your office space.

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1. Cute DIY Kitchen Herb Garden

Cute DIY Kitchen Herb Garden

There are tons of different suggestions out there to make lovely-looking herb gardens for your home and kitchen and here is also a smart one! Grab the silver containers in assorted sizes from the thrift stores and plant your herbs in them, and next put them in custom arrangements and gain a mini herb garden! anyonecandecorate

2. Turn A Shoe Organizer Into Herb Garden

Turn A Shoe Organizer Into Herb Garden

There would be nothing more amusing but to see this vertical herb garden that holds the herb plant in mini fabric pockets that come in lines! Here this herb garden is made of a fabric shoe organizer which has been hanged vertically! Make the vertical hanging frame using the poles and custom attachments! Tutorial here instructables

3. DIY Indoor Herb Garden IKEA Hack

DIY Indoor Herb Garden IKEA Hack

Make also awesome-looking wall-hanging herb garden for your indoor spaces, this will bring tons of charm to your spaces! An awesome IKEA hack is here to build a modern-looking indoor herb garden! Grab an IKEA form, make it hold the glass jar herb planters which you can paint to match your home decors! curbly

4. Easy DIY Mason Jar Herb Garden

Easy DIY Mason Jar Herb Garden

Are you on a way to build some super inexpensive Mason jar herb gardens? Then Mason jars would be a great option for sure! Fill the Mason jars with potting soil and then plant desired herbs in them, next hang them on a piece of wood using hardware hangers, and gain a lovely herb garden! Do mount it on the wall! camillestyles

5. How to Make Miniature Teacup Garden

How to Make Miniature Teacup Garden

You can reuse every container or utensil from home to make a herb vase, so also go handmade with the miniature teacups to make delightful herb gardens for your indoor or outdoor spaces! Again plant your herb in the cups by filling potting soil in them and decorate the cups in your way! Instructions here campmakery

6. Amazing DIY Hanging Herb Garden

Amazing DIY Hanging Herb Garden

Reuse also the plastic bottles and scrap wood planks from home to make fabulous vertical herb gardens for your spaces! Here the half-cut bottles with narrow openings have been nailed on a piece of wood upside down to make a fabulous vertical herb garden! Add a little cotton inside the bottles to stop leakage of potting soil and then plant your herbs in them! home-dzine

7. DIY Cedar Vertical Tiered Ladder Garden Planter

DIY Cedar Vertical Tiered Ladder Garden Planter

Raise also the popularity and reputation of your garden by adding this tiered ladder herb planter that is made of cedarwood and is quick to make at home! Build the desired number of slim long wooden planter boxes and then tiered them making a ladder using longer wood slats! Clone the given lovely sample! ana-white

8. DIY Herb Bottle Gardens

DIY Herb Bottle Gardens

Having the stockpiles of empty glass bottles? Repurpose them to make inexpensive herb gardens! Take the bottles into halves and then place the upper half with upside in the lower half and make an instant herb planter! Add a piece of screen in the narrower opening of the bottle to stop potting soil leakage, and that’s it! Details here designsponge

9. How to Turn Pallet into Herb Garden

How to Turn Pallet into Herb Garden

Pick up the rustic-free pallets also to install focally stimulating herb gardens, and this is the widespread trend in DIY herb garden trends! Get the hardware hose clamps and then hang your herb pots on the bigger pallet skids and gain a lovely vertical herb garden which you can also mount on an indoor or garden wall! archive

10. Make Clothespin Herb Planters

Make Clothespin Herb Planters

Make also the most beautiful looking herb planters at home using the tuna cans and stained clothespins which you can put together in custom configurations to make visually pleasing herb gardens! Add the clothespins vertically all around the tuna cans and then start potting your herb in them! Details here 7thhouseontheleft

11. How To Make an Indoor Vertical Garden

How To Make an Indoor Vertical Garden

Go with this modern but inexpensive hack to transfer the herb pots to your indoor walls and hence getting the most beautiful looking indoor vertical herb gardens! Grab plastic pots, make a hole in their side and then add them to the wall hooks, next put your potted herbs in them! Full details here julieblanner

12. DIY $20 Wood Herb Planter For The Wall

DIY Wood Herb Planter For The Wall

Invest also a very little to make an exciting wooden wall hanging herb gardens that will grab the attention of all garden lovers for sure! Copy this given wood herb planter that will cost you $20 only! Make a wooden shelving unit, hang it on a wall hook using durable rope and then make it hold your herb pots on all shelving levels! shanty-2-chic

13. Awesome DIY Hanging Herb Garden

Awesome DIY Hanging Herb Garden

Duplicate this modern version of the indoor hanging herb garden that offers different levels of herb pots like the wall shelves! Grab the wooden boards in equal dimensions, make holes in their sides and then string them like wall-hanging shelving units! Cut out holes in the shelves to fit the herb pots in and that’s it! Tutorial here homesteading

14. How To Make an Indoor Hanging Herb Garden

How To Make an Indoor Hanging Herb Garden

Install also the oak dowels as curtain rods on the wall with the help of hardware curtain brackets and hang your herb pots or planters on them using the curtains rings and make the herb planter hangers using the rope! This is here another great and beautiful idea to build a lovely inexpensive indoor herb garden! thebirdandhersong

15. DIY Herb Garden from a Pallet

DIY Herb Garden from a Pallet

Make also lovely looking vertical herb garden at home using the free pallets! To transform the pallet skid into vertical potting shelves, remove the deck boards, and then built the potting shelves in the pallet frame, the trick is to cover the bottoms of the deck boards solid using extra wood! Next, paint, write the names of the herbs, and fill potting soil in them! pinkwhen

16. DIY Kitchen Countertop Herb Garden

DIY Kitchen Countertop Herb Garden

Build also the mini transferable herb gardens for the kitchen countertops will also rock as a natural beauty station in your kitchen! For making this kitchen countertop herb garden, grab the recycled tin can in assorted sizes, pot herb in them, and then tie the decorative ribbon around them and that’s it! hgtv

17. Eco-Friendly DIY Herbs in a Teacup

Eco Friendly DIY Herbs in a Teacup

Make also the mini cute vintage-inspired herb garden using the vintage teacups from home! Fill the cups with fertile potting soil and then plant your favorite herbs in them and gain the teacup herb planters! Finally, place them in the saucers and enjoy a lovely mini herb garden for any of your space! Full details here intimateweddings

18. Cute + Easy DIY Copper Pipe Hanging Planter

Cute Easy DIY Copper Pipe Hanging Planter

Here is totally a unique idea and the most genius trick to build a whimsical indoor herb garden inexpensively! Again this is here a hanging indoor herb garden that is made by installing a copper pipe curtain rod on the wall! The creative twist here is to hang the macramé herb plant hangers on this curtain rod! How-to tutorial here abeautifulmess

19. Adorable DIY Herb Garden With Old Glass Jars

Adorable DIY Herb Garden With Old Glass Jars

Repurpose also the old Mason jars or glass jars from home and fill them with the rocks, potting soil, and then plant herb in them to make precious herb planters! Next, put these herb planter jars together to gain lovely mini herb gardens! Here these herb planters also come with chalkboard name labels! Full instructions here buzzfeed

20. How to Make Mason Jar Herb Garden

How to Make Mason Jar Herb Garden

Grab also the 4 pint-size Mason jars and a metal Mason jar holder to make an instantly beautiful and super inexpensive herb garden for any of your indoor space! Fill the soil in the Mason jars, plant your herbs in them and then put them in the metal rack or jar holder as you can see! Add labels for more amazing results! consumercrafts

21. Easy DIY Mason Jar Wall Planter

Easy DIY Mason Jar Wall Planter

Put tons of visual details to your spaces by adding amazing wall-hanging planters, which would also freshen up your spaces with natural décor vibes! Pick up a wood plank, hang three or more Mason jars on it using hardware hangers and then fill the jars with soil to plant the herbs! A lovely herb planter idea using recycled items! notjustahousewife

22. DIY Floating PVC Window Planter

DIY Floating PVC Window Planter

Having some leftover lengths of PVC pipes in the home? Time to repurpose them to make interesting floating window herb planters! Drill equally spaced holes in the top side of your PVC pipe length, fill rock in them, next soil, and add the herb at the end to gain a floating window planter that will cost you nothing! abeautifulmess

23. DIY Kitchen Herb Garden – Farmhouse Style

DIY Kitchen Herb Garden Farmhouse Style

Another amazing idea for a frugal indoor herb garden, make the farmhouse-style indoor herb garden using the galvanized metal containers and trays! Take a look at this lovely given sample, made to rock and inspire, and will be loved dearly by every kitchen and garden lover! Full instructions here onsuttonplace

24. DIY Hanging Gutter Garden Tutorial

DIY Hanging Gutter Garden Tutorial

Make the hanging shelving units using the metal wire and rain gutters and then start potting your herb in them to get lovely and beautiful tiered vertical herb gardens! Everyone will love to look at again and again this precious hanging herb garden that is super budget-friendly to make! Full how-to details here goodshomedesign

25. How To Make Patio Herb Garden

How To Make Patio Herb Garden

Rock your patio with this enticing IKEA herb garden that is mini and cute but will have a bigger impact on the overall beauty of your patio space! Fill the herbs in the IKEA bucket and plant herbs and then put the IKEA herb planters in a thrift sore partitioned basket, make it by adding wood dividers in a wicker basket, and that’s it! overstuffedlife

26. How to Build Windowsill Hydroponics Herb Garden

How to Build Windowsill Hydroponic Herb Garden

The most amazing, the most beautiful, and most cost-efficient herb garden is here to win your heart, the hydroponic windowsill herb garden that is made of a bread container that comes with a wooden cover! Make bigger holes in the wooden cover and fit the net pots in them to make a lovely herb garden! Full details here instructables

27. Build Your Own Container Gardening

Build Your Own Container Gardening

Make beautiful-looking herb gardens using wood containers! Tier up the wood containers, stack them, or put them together in custom arrangements to make a lovely mini herb garden! Here 3 wood containers have been put in stair style to make a lovely container garden! Full project tutorial and instructions here angiethefreckledrose

28. How to Turn Pallet into Living Wall

How to Turn Pallet into Living Wall

Build also the mini wall hanging wooden pallet vertical herb gardens, will go eye-catching to eyes and will also be super easy and cost-efficient to make at home! This would also be a great idea to create a living wall for your indoor or outdoor spaces! Take a look at this pallet herb garden living wall and do clone it! beersnbeans

29. DIY Old Baking Tins Herb Planter

DIY Old Baking Tins Herb Planter

Willing to bring the green garden vibes to your home spaces? Then do add custom planters to your interior walls and installing the herb planters would be a great idea in this case and this would also be a way to get easy access to your hard-to-find herbs! Upcycle also the baking tins to make lovely herb planters as you can see! Full project details here grillo-designs

30. How to Make Painted Mason Jar Herb Garden

How to Make Painted Mason Jar Herb Garden

Paint the recycled Mason jars, fill the potting soil in them and next arrange them in enchanting arrangements and make beautiful no-cost mini herb gardens! Here these painted Mason jar herb planters have been placed in a wicker tray and hence make a beautiful mini indoor herb garden! Add stamped markers for amazing results! goldstandardworkshop

31. DIY Painted Strawberry Herb Planter

DIY Painted Strawberry Herb Planter

Another amazing and creative idea to make a lovely strawberry herb planter would be a decent addition to any space like an indoor shelf or kitchen counter! It is here a fruit-inspired strawberry herb planter that has been gained by painting a normal herb planter in strawberry colors! Full project instructions here acharmingproject

32. How to Make Backyard Kitchen Herb Garden

How to Make Backyard Kitchen Herb Garden

Make also the eye-catching vertical herb gardens at home using recycled doors and containers! Make use of appropriate hardware and hang the containers on the selected door or plywood board and next plant your favorite herbs in them! Another great and outstanding kitchen herb garden that is rustic yet modern! Full details here findinghomefarms

33. DIY Pallet Planter Box For Cascading Flowers

DIY Pallet Planter Box For Cascading Flowers

Make also the lovely and durable wooden boxes out of pallets, make mini holes in the pallet wood box planter all around and then finish it up with durable wooden legs and make a lovely cascading flower planter that will also rock as a herb planter in your garden and will be a main focus of attention! Full how-to tutorial here hertoolbelt

34. Build a Jam Jar Pallet Herb Planter

Build a Jam Jar Pallet Herb Planter

Remove the backboards from a pallet board and then hang the jam jar herb planters on it using the hose clamps and build a perfect mini pallet herb garden that can easily be hanged on an indoor or outdoor wall for bigger statements of natural decors! Give a rock and potting soil fills to jam jars to turn them into lovely herb planters! playathometeacher

35. DIY Upcycled Herb Garden

DIY Upcycled Herb Garden

Check out here another dashing model of herb garden that is made of upcycled tin cans that have been painted and then added with chalkboard nameplates or labels! Finally finished tin can herb planters have been strung up and then hanged on the wall for a quick vertical herb garden that will only cost some creative and efficient construction work! upcycledstuff

36. Build a Herb Garden Using Old Crates

Build a Herb Garden Using Old Crates

Repurpose also the old wooden crates from home to build lasting longer and gorgeous looking mini herb gardens that will be a pleasure to look at for sure!  The creative trick here to add the recycled wood dividers in the wood crates to create the mini boxes in them and next planter your favorite herbs in them to make mini cute herb gardens! insideways

37. Gorgeous DIY Pallet Herb Garden

Gorgeous DIY Pallet Herb Garden

Look at this another whimsical vertical herb garden that is a whole pallet wood creation and will be liked by everyone who loves the greenery and nature! Take the pallets into pieces and then build lots of wood containers, tier them up in ladder style, give a nice wood finish and gain a lovely vertical pallet herb garden! Full instructions here gingersnapcrafts

38. How To Make Indoor Mason Jar Herb Garden

How To Make Indoor Mason Jar Herb Garden

A super budget-friendly plan here for the no-cost indoor herb garden, reclaim the Mason jars, fill them up with potting soil to regain them as lovely herb planters, next put them in the decided metal jar holder or rack to get a flawless mini herb garden at no-cost! Time to make brilliant herb gardens using the recycled items! Full details here servingupsouthern

39. Easy DIY Paint Can Herb Garden

Easy DIY Paint Can Herb Garden

Have you got dozens of empty paint cans after doing some painting projects at your home? If yes, then repurpose them to make instant beautiful and no-cost mini herb gardens! Decorate your recycled paint cans, make lovely herb planters out of them by filling soil in them and next hang them on the wall hooks using rope loops and that’s it! simplestylings

40. DIY Herb Garden from Kitchen Recyclables

DIY Herb Garden from Kitchen Recyclables

Recycle also the plastic bottles and old wood planks from home to build very modern-looking herb gardens that will hang like a natural charm on your interior walls! Paint the bottles in white and take them into halves! Next, build mini shelving units with lines of equally spaced holes in the shelves and fit the narrower openings of the bottle halves in them, fill them up with potting soil, plant herbs, and gain a modern herb garden, get inspired by the given sample! bobvila

41. DIY Vertical Garden For Better Herbs

DIY Vertical Garden For Better Herbs

Another amazing solution to build the lovely vertical herb gardens at home without getting a bit expensive! Grab the hanging planters, bow your favorite herbs in them and then hang on them on the wall hooks to make lovely vertical herb gardens! Here the West Elm vertical hanging planters have been hanged on the metal pipe curtain rods to make quick and lovely hanging herb gardens as you can see! suburban-bees

42. Adorable DIY Custom Potted Hanging Herb Garden

Adorable DIY Custom Potted Hanging Herb Garden

You will fall in love with this amazing herb potting station that is self-made using a bit of creative thinking! This is here a rustic yet modern hanging herb garden that is well planned to hang on the wall space! Grab wooden shelves, thread the metal rods into their corner holes and secure them in place using nuts, next cut big circles out from the shelves to fit the herb pots in, and that’s it! freshmommyblog

43. Quick DIY Upcycled Indoor Herb Garden

Quick DIY Upcycled Indoor Herb Garden

Half-cut also the empty lotion bottles, fill potting soil in them and make super cute mini herb planters out of them which can be arranged smartly together to make a fantastic indoor herb garden! Here these sample recycled lotion bottle herb planters have been decorated with adhesive vinyl and are looking dame beautiful! lovelyindeed

44. Make a Hanging Herb Mason Jar

Make a Hanging Herb Mason Jar

Check out here also the timeless suggestion for making the super cute and no-cost hanging herb gardens in your home and any of your indoor walls! Make the lovely herb planters out of the Mason jars and then hang them on the wall hooks that have added in custom configurations! Peek into details of the given lovely sample! domestically-speaking

45. How to Create Copper Herb Garden

How to Create Copper Herb Garden

A super creative, praise-worthy, and gift-worthy herb garden is here that comes with a fab accent metal touch! Here it is a copper herb garden that comes with a frame made of copper pipes and is looking damn lovely! Grab the terracotta herb pots, metal copper pipes, and fittings to duplicate this precious vertical herb garden! homemade-modern

46. Make Your Own Indoor Hanging Herb Garden

Make Your Own Indoor Hanging Herb Garden

Get also smart with your macramé-ing skills to install interesting hanging herb planters to your indoor wall in custom arrangements to get focally simulating hanging herb gardens! Make the macramé planter hangers and then make them hold the beautiful herb pots, final step would be to hang them on the wall hooks! Details here foxyfolksy

47. Build a Tiered Herb Garden

Build a Tiered Herb Garden

While building this interesting herb garden you will also be doing amazing landscaping of your outdoors, this is where the tiered herb garden that you can easily set to a terrace or balcony corner for instant beautifications! Build the L-shape wooden box planter and then tier them by adding big and bigger legs! decorandthedog

48. Simple and Quick DIY Herb Garden

Simple and Quick DIY Herb Garden

You will love this mini cute herb garden that also comes with the labels and hence it would be easy for the onlookers to see what you have grown! Grab a wooden box, place your reclaimed herb planter in it and then add labels! Pretty simple and quick to make a DIY herb garden! Full details here thecrazycraftlady

49. How To Make Mason Jar Fresh Herb Garden

How To Make Mason Jar Fresh Herb Garden

Mason jars are the ideal candidates for making vases, lanterns, and also mini herb gardens! So, presenting here once again the more beautiful Mason jar herb garden will freshen up every of your space that needs a natural décor touch! Clean your Mason jars, fill the potting soil in them, plant herbs, and add labels! freepeople

50. How to Make Herb Garden in 5 Steps

How to Make Herb Garden in Steps

Head over to this another smart herb garden hack that is made of upcycled metal spice racks! Grab the two-tier metal spice rack, cover the inside of them using the grass paper or line cut to size, fill potting soil, add herb seeds and then finish by adding colorful markers! This is where the most innovative idea to make a lovely herb garden! worldmarket

51. How to Building a Herb Spiral

How to Building a Herb Spiral

A garden décor centerpiece, an artistic mini herb garden, or a big outdoor focal point, this spiral herb garden is all in one! Here making this herb spiral garden is not too difficult if handy at operating the gardening tools! Do clone it for your garden or any outdoor for instant focal stimulation! Here is how to make it themicrogardener

52. Turn Wood Pallet into Herb Garden

Turn Wood Pallet into Herb Garden

Pallet skids are most to prefer first while intending to make lovely vertical or self-standing mini gardens or planters! So, make also enticing designs of vertical herb gardens out of pallets, cover the back of the pallet skids with the landscaping fabric, secure it in place using a staple gun and then fill the potting soil in it and you are done! cbc

53. Make a Herb Garden With Free Label Printable

Make a Herb Garden With Free Label Printable

Willing to bedeck some of your focally stimulating indoor or outdoor home spaces? Then do this nicely by installing this herb garden that you can easily make using the terracotta pots and herbs of choice! Decorate you’ve finally finished herb pots with printed labels and also with paint and that’s it! lilluna

54. Easy DIY Kitchen Herb Garden in Deck Pots

Easy DIY Kitchen Herb Garden in Deck Pots

Grow your most loved and healthy types of herbs in your own kitchen and increase the daily intake of your herbs to be healthy a bit more! Find here an amazing suggestion to grow the hard-to-find herbs right in your kitchen! Grab the assorted sizes and design of the pots and then start growing your herbs in them! Details here thehappyhousie

55. DIY Herb Garden Using Coffee Mugs

DIY Herb Garden Using Coffee Mugs

Build also amazing-looking vertical herb garden on your favorite indoor walls using the coffee mugs and wall shelves! Plant your favorite herbs in the coffee mugs and then place them over the wall shelves and gain a subtle-looking herb garden right in your home on your favorite wall! gardeningfortoday

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