The MacGyver Files: Hanging Herb Garden

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This genius idea for small-space gardening comes from DIY web site Instructables. It's a great example of thinking outside the box to make maximum use out of minimal space.

This isn't only a great idea for those with limited space - it's a terrific way to make use of an often neglected surface found in literally every home. Why clutter up a countertop or a precious patch of outdoor space with an herb garden, when you can hang one on a wall?

The mad scientists over at Instructables have put together full instructions for planting and installing your very own vertical garden... in a shoe organizer! That's right - one of those hang-over-the-door contraptions that help you get a handle on your shoe collection can now help you grow enough basil for a delicious summer pesto.

A few simple supplies and a sunny wall spot are all you need to get started.

MacGyver!

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