Keep fabulous herbs or flowers in one place on your wall. This DIY lattice plant hanger is streamlined and simple to make.
pots wooden lattice wall

Simple plastic pots transform into wall art with this easy plant hanger project. Wood lattice is the perfect surface on which to hang pots with zip ties, and it adds classic garden charm to any blank wall. This project can be finished in a few hours and can be customized with any stain, paint, and plastic pot.

  • Working time 2 hrs
  • Start to finish 2 hrs
  • Difficulty Kind of Easy
  • Involves Cutting Wood, Drilling, Nailing, Staining/sealing, Planting

What you need


How to do it

Part 1

measuring distance for even placement on lattice
Step 1

Cut Lattice to Size

Lay pots on top of wooden lattice to help determine size. Allow at least 6 inches between the pots so plants have room to grow. Ours is 4 feet x 34-1/4 inches. Cut lattice using the lattice grid as a guide. Use a sanding sponge and file to knock off rough and splintered areas after cutting lattice to size. Sand the surface of the lattice to prep for staining or painting.

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sealing up lattice with outer board
Step 2

Create Lattice Frame

Sandwich the lattice between two pieces of 1 x 2-inch boards at the top and bottom edges. Glue with wood glue and nail in place for extra support. Stain lattice and wood edges as desired.

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wooden lattice with pot attached
Step 3

Attach Pots to Lattice

Loop and connect the end of a zip tie through the lattice. Sit a pot in the loop and adjust it to fit the pot and hold it tight to the lattice. Repeat for all pots.

Step 4

Hang Lattice

Hold up lattice frame and mark where it should go on the wall. Attach the lattice to a wall with wood screws or other appropriate attachments determined by the type of wall. Use a level and adjust as needed.


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