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DIY Garden in a Mint Tin

By Published On: November 19, 2018
DIY Garden in a Mint Tin

Don’t throw it away! If it holds soil and has drainage it’s a planter. Do-it-yourself mint tin gardens are perfect for small spaces, windowsills or passed along as gifts. Plus they’re easy to make.

Grow succulents, sprouts or experiment with other, shallow rooting plants. This is where the adventure starts.

In this video I use a drill when adding the drain holes, however, you can also use a hammer or soft mallet and a nail to achieve the same result.

Supplies you’ll need:

Get more details. Read an earlier article demonstrating how to make a mint tin garden or watch again:

Note: when transplanting succulents, wait a few days after planting to water.

Other articles you might enjoy:

Small Space Gardening: How to Make a Mint Tin Garden

DIY Wine Box Herb Garden

Grow Your Own Herb Tea Garden

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*This article was originally published November 5, 2015.

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About the Author: Emily Murphy

I’ve learned there’s something wonderfully powerful in the simple act of growing. Here, in our gardens, we can repair ourselves and our plots of earth with our own two hands. GROW WHAT YOU LOVE and GROW NOW!

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