15 Space Saving Garden Planters

Planter ideas for small gardens, courtyards and balconies

Hanging, vertical and stackable planters are great space savers when you have limited space to work with in your garden.

These clever planter designs help to maximize the space in your backyard or balcony so you can get the most out of your garden.

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Space saving planters

Here are 15 Space Saving Planters

Richoose Vertical Hanging Garden Planter

This vertical hanging planter has 7 pockets and can be easily attached to a wall.

The waterproof material protects the wall from water stains and the leak-proof design prevents drips on the ground below.

This is an ideal planter for herbs, flower plants, strawberries and salad vegetables.

Watex Mobile Planter

This planter on wheels makes it easy to move your plants around the backyard or balcony to catch the sun.

The metal frame is corrosion free and it comes with 9 small pots, 2 large pots and a micro irrigation dripping system, so you don’t have to worry about watering.

It’s perfect for growing salad greens, herbs, succulents and berries.

5-Tier Strawberry and Herb Garden Planter

This 5 level stackable garden planter can fit 20 plants and doesn’t take up much space.

It’s perfect for growing strawberries, herbs, succulents and small plants.

This planter doesn’t require any assembly – each pot fits on to top of the pot below.

T4U Stackable Vertical Planter

This is another stackable planter that has 6 tiers and space for 18 plants.

If you water the pots at the top, the water will trickle down to the pots below.

It has wheels on the bottom to make it easy to move around.

BlueSkyGrow Self-Watering Planter

This vertical garden planter makes it easy to grow salad greens, herbs and flower plants year round.

It features an LED lighting system, an automatic dripping system and a touch screen control panel that tells you when to add water.

It also turns the lights on and off automatically and waters the plants at set intervals.

This planter holds 8 plants to create a beautiful green wall without taking up too much space.

DreamJoy Hydroponic Planter

This hydroponic planter is great for growing leafy green vegetables and herbs.

The kit includes the pipes, water pump, planting sponge and hose. It has space for 36 plants.

VegTrug 8 Pocket Herb Garden

This herb garden planter has space to grow 8 different herbs at a height that is comfortable for your back.

It comes with replaceable liners and has a storage rack underneath to store your pots or tools.

T4U Balcony Railing Planter

This balcony railing planter fits over the railing, giving you extra space on your balcony.

It’s made of UV resistant plastic and has two holes in the bottom of each side for good drainage.

It comes with two additional clips to prevent the planter being blown over by strong winds.

Bloem Hanging Garden Planter System

This hanging garden planter system features a space saving design that is ideal for growing herbs, vegetables and flowers in limited spaces.

They can be hung vertically or horizontally, alone or together.

The self-watering grid in each planter creates water reservoirs that reduce the need for frequent watering.

The stainless steel fasteners ensure a secure fit on deck and patio railings and fences.

Glowpear Urban Garden Self-Watering Planter

This self-watering planter is designed for growing a wide range of fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers.

The built-in drip tray ensures that the surface underneath is protected from drips.

El Patio Designs Adjustable Hanging Planter

This handy wraparound hanging planter is perfect for square posts. It fits 4″x4″ to 6″x6″ posts.

The planter can be attached to house posts, porches, patios, pergolas and mailbox posts.

Portrait Gardens Wall Planter

This wall planter is an attractive way to display your succulents while saving on space.

It features a built-in watering tray, water collection reservoir and 37 root securing pins.

Vertical Garden Freestanding Planter

This freestanding vertical planter stands 4 feet high and comes with 5 food grade containers.

It’s perfect for maximizing the space in your backyard, courtyard or balcony.

Kinglake Hanging Flower Pots

These bright flower pots come in a pack with 10 different colors.

They’re great for adding some color and interest to a fence and they’re perfect for herbs and flowers.

Tosnail Iron Art Hanging Basket Planter

This is another type of planter that can be hung on a fence or balcony railing to display your plants.

So, there’s my list of space saving planters to maximize the space in your garden.


Are there any planters on this list that you like? Let me know in the comments below.

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Kelly Martin

Hi, I'm Kelly Martin, a landscape gardener and designer with over 10 years experience. I have a passion for small space gardening and I love designing and creating beautiful outdoor spaces that maximize the potential of small urban gardens. Read more

This Post Has 12 Comments

  1. GiGi Eats

    These planters are all so cute. I have to share it with my husband as he’s the gardener of the family!

  2. Bill Sweeney

    Those are all great ideas for beautifying your home space. Many different types of planters for a beautiful home garden is spectacular.

  3. Emily Zielinski

    I love vertical gardens! I’m looking for something similar to this for my feature wall as we are limited on space.

  4. Ntensibe Edgar Michael

    “T4U Stackable Vertical Planter”…. I love this one the most. It impressed me quite a lot!

  5. CherishingFlo

    These look so cool! I don’t own a single plant but some of these I think would really liven up my house!

  6. Joy

    So many clever ideas! I was going to say I like such and such but as I kept reading I found more to like lol. Perfect planters if you’re limited on space!

  7. Nigar Rahman

    I have seen these pots on social media. I have already bought some pots. They are very charming to look at and save space as well as you say. All these are truly nice! Thanks for your pictures.

  8. Toni

    These are really great suggestions!! Would love to add these to my garden!

  9. sharon wu

    These planters are adorable and I’m always all about saving space while keeping greenery around the house! Thanks for sharing!

  10. Frederique

    These are all great but I absolutely love the first one. We have a small place and small outside space so I love the idea of going vertical.

  11. Vipin Verma

    Good ideas for saving space in the garden

  12. Jessica Watson

    Those are all great ideas for beautifying your home space. Many different types of planters for a beautiful home garden are spectacular.

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