Easy DIY Project: How to Make a Pocket Wall Planter

Easy DIY Project: How to Make a Pocket Wall Planter

Dabney Frake
Jun 19, 2014

Succulent lovers, this project is for you! It's much quicker and easier than a lot of DIY living walls, but still looks beautiful at the end. A quick trip to the hardware store is all it takes...

Gloribell from I Don't Know How She Does It shares her method for creating these little pockets of green. They can be as large or as small as you'd like them to be....

What You Need


  • Galvanized steel chicken wire
  • succulents
  • 28 gauge steel galvanized wire
  • Succulents
  • Coco liner


  • Metal snip pliers


1. Cut your chicken wire into 10" by 10" squares (or whatever size square you'd like) and bend three of the corners toward the inside of the square. You want it to look like an envelope.

2. Use the wire to fasten the corners together.

3. Cut off the remaining fourth corner at the top, leaving just the rectangular pocket.

4. Fill the insides of each pocket with some coco liner, and plant your succulents.