How to Make a Pallet Garden (Complete Guide) – ISPUZZLE

How to make a pallet garden? Gardens are a great source of aesthetics, both for the environment and for the home. With the latest trends to beautify your garden, you can brighten up and protect your garden. An example of this is the pallet garden.

Pallet gardens are mostly wooden walls, with compartments, these spaces are filled with soil, where you can grow your plants. Pallet gardens look great and are also a great way to protect your plants from pests and wind.

Making a pallet garden can be tricky when you first try it. In this article. We answer some frequently asked questions about gardening with patios.


Are pallets safe to use in gardening?

Before making any changes to your garden, your first concern should be the safety of your garden. In general, using pallets for your garden is a good thing and can’t hurt, but make sure you have your wooden pallet. Some pallets are treated with methyl bromide. Methyl bromide is on the EU list as an endocrine disruptor. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency:†

“Methyl bromide is a colorless, odorless gas used to control a wide variety of agricultural and marine pests, including fungi, weeds, insects, nematodes (or roundworms), and rodents.”

According to the EPA, methyl bromide is a toxic substance because it can cause nervous and respiratory failure; Methyl bromide can come into contact with contaminated skin, eyes or air. It also destroys the ozone layers. Before buying a pallet, check that it has not been treated with methyl bromide, only then can you be sure that it is safe for your garden.

What can I do with pallets for use in gardening?

Apart from planting, wooden pallets can be recycled for various things. Here is a list of things you can use the trowel for when not in use for planting.

1. Closing:

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Old pallets can be used to make a dividing line between two or more places, if you have a large field and you do many types of agriculture on your field, such as gardening, poultry, barns, etc. You can use your old patio to build a fence/fence, this way you place them in different sections, and the most important thing is that your animals can’t walk all over your garden and cause damage.

2. Living wall

It is also called vertical garden, it is suitable for you if you want to make a garden but you don’t have enough space. You make a vertical garden by placing a mat of weeds in the deck pocket and then filling it in with your soil and plants.

3. Composter

As a gardener you need a compost bin in your garden, a compost bin serves as a place where your organic matter decomposes to become fertilizer for your plant. Your organics need an environment to decompose, your pallet can be turned into a compost bin, you just need to fit four pallets together to form a square (depending on how many pallets you have and the size or length desired) and you have your composter!

4. Raised bed

A raised bed is also another method to use if you want to garden in a small space. Plants in a raised bed tend to grow quickly. A raised bed also protects your plant from certain pests. like rabbits Your old pallet is a great tool to use for your loft bed.

5. Garden swing

The garden swing is one of the things that enhance the beauty of your garden. Buying a garden swing can be expensive. If you have old pallets in your garden, simply place two pallets side by side, add the strings to hang them from a tree, and place the mattress on them. You have your swing.

6. Garden bench

Just like making a garden swing, the pallet can also be used to make your garden bench, where you can rest or sit after work to admire your garden. You can search YouTube for ways to make your garden bench.

7. Bottle racks

You don’t need to buy a wine rack, if you have old pallets at home, your wooden pallet can be taken offline and turned into a wine rack for you.

There’s a lot more beauty your unused palette can be recycled into.

Where can I find free lollipops near me?

Finding places to get free pallets seems like an impossible mission, but there are companies where their goods come with pallets, many of them have too many pallets that they don’t know what to do with.

Some businesses that can give you free pallets are hardware stores, hardware stores, supermarkets, sawmills, bars, liquor stores, etc. You can also use the Internet. The internet makes it easier to find what you need faster. Facebook, Instagram or Twitter can give you the palette you need, just ask.

How to transform a pallet into a green wall?

We mentioned earlier that one way to upcycle a deck is to use it as a living wall. Living walls or vertical gardens are one of the recently noted ways to create your garden, they look beautiful and also serve as an alternative garden for people who do not have much space around them to create a garden. You can get a professionally designed living wall. However, they are expensive! Here are some ways to turn your palette into a living wall yourself.

What do you need?

  • Palette
  • Hammer
  • nails
  • Mesureing tape
  • grass mat
  • Scissors
  • fertilizer
  • Stapler

Step 1

The first thing you need to do is place your palette where it will be. It is much easier to make your green wall there, because filling it with soil and plants makes it heavy and difficult to move.

2nd step

Measure the length, width and depth of the paddle, this is how you get the size of your yerba mat which will be used to cover the back and also to make pockets. After that, you also measure your weed mat according to your pallet size and cut it.

Step 3

How to Make a Pallet Garden (Complete Guide)

Lay the mat on its back making sure it meets the sides of the pallet and the bottom (this will act as a pocket). Pin the mat to the deck with your fingernail and trim the excess mat around it.

Step 4

Measure and cut your weed mat bag into the available space, not the space. Fill the bags with soil.

step 5

Now you can put your plants in the ground. Be sure to give them space.

You can also cut a small hole in the living wall pocket to allow for drainage.


You’ve already finished! You have your living wall.

With this guide, you should be ready to use your pallet, whether as a garden, for embellishment, or for other things. A pallet is your choice when you want to manage space and also beautify your garden.

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