10 Clever Container Gardens We Love From Joanna Gaines

Let Joanna help you channel your inner gardener.

By: Liz Gray
Show: Fixer Upper
Fixxer Upper Hosts, Chip and Joanna

Fixxer Upper Hosts, Chip and Joanna

Joanna Gaines stands next to the indoor herb garden designed by Reckless Iron Works in the Masserall's newly remodeled kitchen, as seen on Fixer Upper. (After)

Photo by: Jennifer Boomer/Getty Images

Jennifer Boomer/Getty Images

In addition to her formidable design skills, Joanna Gaines also has another not-so-hidden talent: An incredibly green thumb. She squeezes flowers and plant life into even the smallest of spaces. 

Indoor Herb Garden

Black Metal Mounts and Ceramic Pots for Indoor Herb Garden in Bright, White Kitchen

This kitchen features an indoor herb garden designed by Reckless Iron Works, as seen on HGTV Fixer Upper. A white brick wall and white granite countertop creates a bright backdrop allowing the pot color and greenery to pop. Wood cutting boards and ceramic cookie jars are functional and decorative.

From: Fixer Upper

If you caught the latest episode of Fixer Upper, you know what I'm talking about: This week's kitchen makeover included this rad, wall-mounted herb garden outfitted with custom pots from John Martin of Black Oak Art and an industrial-style metal framework created by Cody Benton of Reckless Iron Works.

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Flip through this renovated home full of fun details.

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But this is far from Joanna's first creative container garden. Check out some of her most ingenious planter ideas and steal a couple for your own home. (Coming soon to my kitchen: An iron-and-clay herb station.) 

Hang It Up

A hanging metal fixture above the table in the informal dining room in the newly renovated Dansby home, as seen on Fixer Upper. (after)

Photo by: Rachel Whyte

Rachel Whyte

Instead of a light fixture, Joanna suspended a platform filled with vintage books and potted herbs in this breakfast nook. It provides a focal point and keeps the table clear for coffee and cereal.

Modern and Organic

A close up of the hanging wooden pots in the office of the newly renovated Jones home, as seen on Fixer Upper. (after)

Photo by: Rachel Whyte

Rachel Whyte

Succulents in rustic, carved-wood planters fill an empty corner with plant life.  

Herb-Filled Atrium

Chip and Joanna Gaines

Chip and Joanna Gaines

Joanna Gaines, co-host of HGTV's Fixer Upper with her husband Chip (seen here also) loves the color green, but isn't a fan of purple.

From: Fixer Upper

In one of Chip and Jo's first Fixer Upper renovations, they transformed a run-down atrium into a plant-filled greenhouse brimming with herbs.  



Cedar planters line the walls, while chalkboard labels help keep these rows recipe-ready. 

When In Doubt? Go Vintage

Design element hanging in the newly renovated dining room, as seen on Fixer Upper. (After)

Photo by: Jennifer Boomer/Getty Images

Jennifer Boomer/Getty Images

Joanna is a master of repurposing thrift-store finds as clever wall decor. Here, she uses vintage baking sheets to frame bud vases, but you could easily sub in pint-sized succulent pots. Vintage crates, chicken feeders, letter holders and tool boxes? Yep, she's done it all, with adorable results. 

Repurposed Flower Planters Add Rustic Charm

Fixer Upper: Repurposed Boxes Serve as Flower Planters

As seen on Fixer Upper, apple boxes used as flower planters on the living room table in the Reed's newly remodeled home.

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Indoor Herb Pot Display

Upcycled Herb Container

This indoor herb pot displays and supplies fresh herbs in the King kitchen, as seen on Fixer Upper.

From: Fixer Upper

Photo by: Rachel Whyte

Rachel Whyte

A close up of the top of the hutch in the dining room of the newly renovated Childers home, as seen on Fixer Upper. (after)

Photo by: Rachel Whyte

Rachel Whyte

Rustic Planter

Tool Box, Repurposed

Chip and Joanna Gaines took an old wooden tool box and turned it into a rustic planter for the kitchen.

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Photo by: Larsen & Talbert Photography

Larsen & Talbert Photography

Accessorize With Plants

Living Room Coffee Table

Living Room Coffee Table Decor

As seen on Fixer Upper, a design element for the living room's coffee table has a natural feel to it.

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Match the planter to your surroundings. Here, Joanna was outfitting a midcentury modern home, so she went for a low, organic wooden planter filled with succulents and accented with smooth stones. Going for a nautical look? Search the bait and tackle shop for inspiration. 

Fixer Upper Goes Midcentury Modern

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Tour Joanna's favorite house of all time. 

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