Handmade Gardening on Etsy

Handmade Gardening on Etsy

Kim Lucian
Apr 16, 2012

Etsy is home to all things handmade, extending even into the garden. DIY kits, seeds and starter plants and a range of ready-made options can be found under the plants and edibles section. Check below the jump for a few standout selections.

1. If you want to start a garden without giving up patio space, this vertical, framed succulent garden kit might be the solution.
Vertical Living Wall Art Kit, $60 via So Succulent 

2. For those lacking  outdoor space, this petite cactus zen garden is perfect perched atop a desk or countertop.
Mini Cactus Lost in Zen, $18 via Wendiland

3. A trio of air plants are nested inside sea urchins for a tiny garden with a seaside vibe.
Airplant Urchins, $30 via Peacocktaco

4. Recycled billboards are crafted into planters that can be used indoors or out. The urban feel and portability would work well in a city garden. 
Planter No. 12, $20 via Notty Pooch

5. This shop specializes in rare, organic and heirloom seeds, with a wide selection to choose from, and includes a guide for best results with every purchase. 
Organic Garden Seed Packs, 6 for $20 via Hollis and Hunter

6. Designed for the guerrilla gardener, these seed bombs can be tossed into a vacant lot (or your own back yard) and are designed to self propagate. Choose by region or by options such as pet friendly, wildflowers, or edibles.
Seed Bomb- West Coast, $7 via VisuaLingual

7.  These zen  Marimo moss balls are actually an algae that originates from a lake in Japan. They thrive happily with very little care — just leave them in indirect sunlight, change the water every couple of weeks, and gently swish the container from time to time. 
Zen Marimo Mini Terrarium, $7.50 via My Zen

8. While terrariums get a lot of play here on Apartment Therapy, this geometric version is a work of art. It comes with all the materials to get started, you just have to supply the plants.
Teardrop Terrarium, $95 via ABJ Glassworks

9. With packaging that feels straight out of a science lab, this single moss ball under glass makes for a perfect desktop curio. 
Mosser, $26 via The Mosser Store 

10. Instead of sending flowers to a loved one, you can send this quirky but sweet "plant-o-gram". It comes packaged with a personalized card, air plants and a vessel of your choosing.
Plant-O-Gram, $17 via Petit Beast 

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