10 Greenhouse Shelving Ideas for Displaying Plants
Give your plant babies room to grow with these cute and functional greenhouse shelving ideas.
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Vintage Greenhouse Shelving Cubbies
The small cubbies can hold plants, potting tools, extra pots and more. Of course, not everyone is lucky enough to find vintage cubbies, but this similar shelf unit can help you achieve the same look.
Heavy-Duty DIY Greenhouse Shelving
When @familymeetsfarm was planning her greenhouse shelves, she knew she wanted something heavy-duty that could hold a lot of weight. “While seedlings will be small, they will be heavy with soil and water; so we added in supports to keep [the shelves] nice and strong,” she says.
Greenhouse Window Shelving
Shelves are mounted directly onto the recycled windows in this charming greenhouse from @nansenmalin. Window shelves make great use of the small space and give the plants plenty of direct sunlight, keeping them warm and happy!
These shelves were a DIY project. But we also love this window shelf from Etsy that comes with a special clamp that secures the shelf to a window sill.
Wire Mesh Greenhouse Shelving
These greenhouse shelves by @modernminihomestead are framed with wood, and each tier is topped with hardware cloth (aka galvanized steel wire mesh). The wire mesh allows sun to shine through and reach all the plants, and keeps soil and water from puddling on the shelves.
Heavy-duty staples secure the mesh to the wood, and the multiple wood supports on each shelf prevent sagging. And there’s another chandelier!
Cut-Out Greenhouse Shelving
This succulent shelf by @jesskkramer provides a functional and super-stylish statement piece for her greenhouse. The cute little plant pots fit snugly in the aesthetically pleasing circular cut-outs, keeping them from falling and breaking.
Here’s an easy way to build your own: Use a hole saw blade and a drill to cut holes sized to fit your pots into wood shelves.
Collapsible Greenhouse Shelving on Wheels
Although we love a good DIY project, sometimes it’s nice to add storage with a quick and easy store-bought solution.
For her tunnel tent greenhouse, @jagcagdesign chose this metal shelf on wheels that conveniently folds flat for easy storage. It can easily be moved around when the greenhouse needs to be rearranged. She placed a large basket on the bottom shelf to hold gardening tools.
Organic Live-Edge Greenhouse Shelving
This greenhouse/shop captured by @msmitch08 is admittedly more retail space and less functional greenhouse. But we can’t help but be inspired by the beautiful live-edge wood storage benches and shelves.
The natural look pairs well with the plant life and lends itself perfectly for a greenhouse setting. Check out these live edge shelves, available in three sizes.
Affordable Greenhouse With Shelving Included
If you haven’t chosen a greenhouse yet, why not buy one that includes shelves?
This walk-in polyethylene greenhouse comes with two metal shelf units that fit perfectly and require no measuring or time and money spent searching for the right shelves. One five-star Amazon reviewer writes: “I love, love, love that it came with shelves and they are also surprisingly sturdy!”
Stair-Style Greenhouse Shelving
In their large commercial greenhouse, @greenlandgarden uses these metal stair-style shelves to store and display their plants. The tiered design allows access to the plants for easy watering.
Simple Greenhouse Shelving Solution
This gorgeous greenhouse from @farmgirlshenanigans includes plenty of clever storage while offering a nice, airy space to tend to her plants. The two simple wall-mounted shelves use the limited wall space perfectly. The built-in shelves underneath the potting benches hold extra pots and other gardening supplies.
And there’s chandelier number three!