Use This 5-Minute Ikea Hack to Create a Mobile Herb Garden

Sometimes the simplest projects are also the most useful.

 diy herb garden

photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK | STYLED BY: SEAN SANTIAGO


Turning this cute basket into a mobile garden is as easy as pie (and requires fewer ingredients). It’s the perfect home garden accent for your kitchen or living room; plants and herbs can be swapped out seasonally or left to thrive year-round.

Materials:
- Brankis basket
- Castors
- Screws + screwdriver
- Plants

 diy herb garden

photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK | STYLED BY: SEAN SANTIAGO


Instructions:
First, you’ll want to use a pencil to measure and mark the bottom of the Brankis basket where each castor is to be attached.

diy herb garden

photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK | STYLED BY: SEAN SANTIAGO


Then, use your screwdriver to create holes and proceed to screw in each castor until they are securely fastened.

 diy herb garden

photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK | STYLED BY: SEAN SANTIAGO


Once the basket is on wheels, you can flip it over and fill it with plants. (Add a layer of plastic inside the basket if you’re worried about leaking.) Choose a mixture of succulents and herbs to create the effect of an overflowing garden bed, right in your kitchen.

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