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Step 5: Add seeds or plants. (Credit: instructables.com/pippa5)

Step 5: Add seeds or plants.

How to make a shoe organizer hanging garden

A hanging shoe-organizer garden is a great way for anyone to grow edibles -- or even flowers -- without using a square inch of land. -- Jessica Damiano

Here's what you'll need:
Metal curtain rod or pipe, and screws
Sturdy hooks or wire
Compost or moisture-retaining potting mix
Plants or seeds (herbs, lettuces, peas, dwarf tomatoes, etc.)
A 2-by-2-inch piece of lumber the length of the shoe organizer

Step 1: Attach a metal curtain rod to
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Step 1: Attach a metal curtain rod to the exterior wall with metal fittings.

Step 2: Using wire or sturdy hooks, fasten
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Step 2: Using wire or sturdy hooks, fasten the shoe organizer to the rod.

Step 3: Fill pockets with water to check
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Step 3: Fill pockets with water to check the drainage. If water does not escape, poke a few small holes in the bottom of each pocket.

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Step 4: Fill each pocket to one inch
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Step 4: Fill each pocket to one inch below the top with compost or potting mix.

Step 5: Add seeds or plants.
(Credit: instructables.com/pippa5)

Step 5: Add seeds or plants.

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