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Stylish Succulents
A spaceship loaded with trailing plants
A spaceship with a few plants trailing from it A round, compact spaceship
Which one will you ride in?

Prepare the Container for Hanging
Whether you set your container on a flat surface or suspend it in the air, the planting technique is essentially the same, so here we focus on preparing containers for hanging, both from overhead and from a wall.

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  • How to make a hanging planter. Three Spacecraft Flying Through The Air Hanging Garden - Step 1
    Step 1

    Creating a Container to Hang from the Ceiling

    Drill a hole in the container.

  • How to make a hanging planter. Three Spacecraft Flying Through The Air Hanging Garden - Step 2
    Step 2

    Bend one end of a piece of wire 90 degrees.

  • How to make a hanging planter. Three Spacecraft Flying Through The Air Hanging Garden - Step 3
    Step 3

    Bend the wire into a square to fit underneath of the container base.

  • How to make a hanging planter. Three Spacecraft Flying Through The Air Hanging Garden - Step 4
    Step 4

    After making three bends, make a shorter fourth bend, then a fifth bend so the long end of the wire can pass up through the hole in the base of the container.

  • How to make a hanging planter. Three Spacecraft Flying Through The Air Hanging Garden - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pass the long end of the unbent section of wire through the hole in the base of the container.

  • How to make a hanging planter. Three Spacecraft Flying Through The Air Hanging Garden - Step 6
    Step 6

    Turn the container so the base faces down and pass the center of the mesh over the wire.

  • How to make a hanging planter. Three Spacecraft Flying Through The Air Hanging Garden - Step 7
    Step 7

    Bend the end of the wire into a J shape to form a hook.

  • How to make a hanging planter. Three Spacecraft Flying Through The Air Hanging Garden - Step 8
    Step 8

    The finished item. The length of the hanging wire is up to you.

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