How-To: Gardening Hang Ups

What You'll Need

  • Plants
  • Plastic plant containers
  • Wire hangers
  • Spray paint
  • 2 piece of rebar 4 feet L x 1/4 inch dia.
  • 2 ladder hooks
  • Pliers
  • Screw driver
  • Blue painters tape


  • Space ladder hooks apart, just less than the full length of your rebar
  • Set rebar in ladder hooks
  • Spray paint containers, sectioning off colors with painters tape
  • Once dry, fill containers with plants and potting soil
  • Measure the height at which you want each pot to hang, and clip the wire hangers accordingly
  • Use pliers to bend the two ends of the hanger into small hooks and hook onto the lip of pots. Note: If there's not lip to hook the hanger onto, you can use a craft knife to cut slits into the pots
  • Hang, position and enjoy!