6 Ways to Create a Plant Wall In a Rental

published Jul 9, 2019
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Dreaming of installing a plant wall in your apartment, but currently living in a rental? Good news, green thumbs: We did some digging and discovered that there are plenty of ways to create a living wall inside your rental without causing any irreparable damage. From wall planters to floating shelves, here are eight items that will help you create a plant wall that won’t cost you your security deposit. 

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Ceramic Wallscape Planter at West Elm, $29

Turn a sliver of wall space into a full-blown plant wall by employing a handful of floating planters. These hand-glazed ceramic stunners mount directly to your wall, and when removed, will leave behind holes that are small enough to fill with spackling paste

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Prefer your plant wall with a little more pizzazz? This design-savvy metal rod-style hanging planter on Amazon features three adjustable pots and can be installed on any wall, window, or vertical surface that your houseplant-loving heart desires.

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Zinc Wall Planter at Anthropologie, $38

Why settle for a boring old plant wall when you can have one that looks like artwork? The Zinc Wall Planter at Anthropologie features a sophisticated metal frame and inner cubes for planting herbs, succulents, and other houseplants in pure vertical style.

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Vita Metal Wall Planter at AllModern, $34

Searching for a goof-proof way to create a plant wall inside your tiny rental studio? This industrial-style pocket wall planter at AllModern is composed of weathered steel and is the perfect size for growing herbs and other small plants.

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Turn an empty wall in your rental into the focal point of the room with nothing more than a couple of cool floating planters. These colorful geometric ceramic wall planters at Amazon can be arranged into unique displays that’ll look more like artwork than a traditional living wall.

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Tori Tri-Tier Wall Shelf at Urban Outfitters, $49

When all else fails, you can always count on some good old-fashioned floating shelves to forge a makeshift plant wall in your rental. This gorgeous three-tiered shelf at Urban Outfitters is constructed of natural mango wood and is sturdy enough to hold multiple pots and planters.