Rain gutters are narrow channels, forming the component of a roof system which collects and diverts rainwater away from the roof edge. They can be made of versatile materials such as PVC, plastic or aluminium. And besides their primary purpose of protecting the roof and drainage of water, they can be also used for gardening. So, today, we would like to show you several Amazing Rain Gutter Gardens to inspire you to make some too.
Rain gutters can be perfect planters for versatile plants. They are mainly used for plants that don’t need deep containers and can grow well in a shallow area. Rain gutters can be easily hanged or fixed on walls, which makes them perfect alternative for vertical gardening. You can easily paint them in some vibrant color to make them look more eye-catching. The following rain gutter garden ideas are quite versatile. Check them out and get inspired to use rain gutters for gardening too. Enjoy!
Amazing Rain Gutter Gardens
Strawberries are the type of fruit plants that don’t need a deep space to grow. So, since they can grow in shallow area, rain gutters make the perfect containers for growing strawberries. You can either hang them vertically or make a decorative rain gutter trees and thus enjoy fresh strawberries right at home.
You can also use rain gutters for some kitchen herb gardens. This will give you the chance to have spices within the reach of your hand and thus improve your culinary skills. You will have the herbs right in your house, so no need to go to the market to purchase a certain herb. Hang the gutters close to the window or attach them to a chalkboard wall. This will give you the chance to write down the plant’s names.
Using rain gutters as planters is just one of the possible ways of how to repurpose them. And the above ideas are just some of the many possible ways of how to make some rain gutter gardens. Tell us in the comments which one from the above ideas did you like the best. And of course, don’t forget to stay up to date with the content of Top Dreamer to find many other gardening ideas that you can get inspired from.