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Need a herb garden planter for your home this spring? I have a quick and easy idea that y’all are going to love. This wood and metal box is perfect for planting herbs and it has a pretty farmhouse style to it as well. We are actually going to add a white stain to add to that rustic farmhouse feel.
Herb Garden Planter Materials:
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- Wood and chicken wire box
- Americana White Stain
- Moss sheets
- Paint brush
- Potting soil
- Herb plants
- Craft sticks
- Letter stamps
- Permanent ink
- Drill and drill bit
Follow along with the video below to watch me make this herb garden planter.
Can’t watch the video or need further instructions? See below!
- Start by staining the box white. Paint on stain with a brush and wipe off with a rag. Be sure to stain all surfaces. Allow to dry completely.
- Drill drainage holes in the bottom of the box.
- Line box with moss.
- Add in potting soil and herbs.
Want to make some plant markers as well? Use permanent ink and letter stamps on craft sticks. These can be made in just minutes and added to your herb garden planter to make sure you don’t forget which herb is which.
I absolutely love this white stain! The wood grain shows through however the box it still white. It is the perfect way to add a rustic touch to this project.
You can choose any herbs that you love to add to this herb garden planter. Just make sure the plants are sized to fit inside of the box. You could also use this project to start your seeds.
Even the little ones will love to help plant these herbs and watch them grow all summer long! Make your own herb garden planter today!
Love this and looking for more? Check out these other herb ideas!
- Rustic Wheel Herb Garden
- Mason Jar Herb Planter
- Recycled Tin Can Herb Planter
- Herb Kit Gift in a Jar
- Indoor Herb Garden
- more ideas for planting herbs!
Enjoy this herb garden planter and these other ideas for planting herbs this spring! Make this one for yourself or give as a great handmade gift idea. A mom would love this for Mother’s Day or think about teachers for Teacher Appreciation Week. There are so many possibilities! Y’all enjoy!