How to Turn Terra Cotta Pots into a 3-Tier Herb Garden

Gardening season is here! Time to warm up your green thumbs. While you’re planting away in your garden beds, consider doing something a little different to add a some variety and levels to your garden this spring. The perfect way to do this easily is with this 3-tier herb garden. It sounds complicated, by this is actually a very simple DIY that you can make in a large terra cotta pot. All you need are some specific potted plants and you’ve got the makings of your own herb garden! Watch the video below to see how it’s done.

When selecting plants to make your tiered herb garden, make sure you get some cheap throwaway plants. You also want to make sure that you get plants that are four different heights – this will created that tiered look.

After you fill your pot with soil, make sure you put the tallest plant in the back. Next, plant the medium height plants. On the sides of the pot, include some very low plants that will droop over the sides to create the right look. Finish the pot up by putting the second lowest plants in the front. Add a few rocks on top to pull the look of your DIY herb garden together!

– Four different heights of potted plants
– Soil
– Terra cotta plant