MATERIALS

– mason jars
– hose clamps
– screws
– recycled wood board (or boards depending on how many rows of herbs you want)
– glue to adhere the board to your wall before you secure with screws
– charcoal
– stones for drainage
– and herbs of course! (basil, sage, rosemary, thyme, lavender are some delightful options)
– a drill
– a pencil

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STEP 1:

Eyeball where you want the jars and the hose clamps to go on the wood. Mark off the positions with a pencil.
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STEP 2:

Place your wood strip on the wall and mark where you’d like it to go (try to choose a spot that gets a good amount of sunlight). Make sure that the board is straight.
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STEP 3:

Use wood adhesive/glue to secure your board to the wall.
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STEP 4:

Once you have your board in the position you want, use screws and a drill to secure it onto the wall. NOTE: All walls are different, so depending on what kind of wall you have, you may need to use anchors or certain types of screws.
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STEP 5:

Use screws to secure your hose clamps to your wood.
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STEP 6:

Place the mason jars into the hose clamps and tighten.
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STEP 7:

Place a handful of stones into each mason jar for drainage.
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STEP 8:

Place a thin layer of the charcoal on top of the stones (to balance out the pH).
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STEP 9:

Now for the fun part – choose the plants you want to use in your herb garden!
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STEP 10:

Lastly, place the soil into the mason jars and plant your herbs.

Et voilĂ  – your very own mason jar herb garden to grow fresh herbs for all of your recipes, even in a city apartment!