Make a Magnetic Herb Garden

Add a pretty and practical hint of green to your kitchen with a DIY magnetic herb garden you can stick on the fridge. You'll love having fresh ingredients so close and convenient! 

Add a pretty and practical hint of green to your kitchen with a DIY magnetic herb garden you can stick on the fridge.

Nothing beats fresh herbs when it comes to cooking a meal. Unfortunately, potted plants can be bulky, taking up much-needed counter space and making quite the mess. That's why we've developed a way to take your plants off your counter, while still keeping them within reach. Simply magnetize your garden and stick it to the fridge. Plus, the process couldn't be easier—we've broken it down into three simple steps. Check out how we made a magnetic herb garden for flavorful meals and indoor gardening.

  • Working Time 30 Minutes
  • Start to Finish 30 Minutes
  • Difficulty         Projects Easy
  • Involves Planting

What you need

Tools

  • Spoon
  • Permanent marker

Materials

  • Magnetic planters
  • Fresh herb plants

How to do it

Step 1 Label the Containers

The first thing you'll want to do is label your containers. Use a plain black permanent marker or a color that coordinates with your kitchen decor. The same goes for any decorative touches you add to your planter. Allow any permanent marker to fully dry before moving on.

Step 2 Plant Herbs

Next, transfer the herbs from the pot to their new home. Use the spoon to carefully dig out the root ball and replant it in the magnetic pot. Be careful not to dig too close to the plant's stems or you may cut into the sensitive roots, cutting off nutrients needed for your herbs continued growth. Repeat with all types of herbs. 

Step 3 Arrange on Fridge

Place planters on the fridge. Mist with a spray bottle as needed. If your herbs start looking like they need some love, take them off the fridge and place them in a sunny spot for a few hours every day—a cleared spot by the windowsill should work just fine. 

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  1. Where do you find the magnetic herb pots?

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