Lanterns

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  1. Doghouse Riley

    Doghouse Riley Seedling

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    Thirty odd years ago I wanted a Japanese lantern, but those I'd seen in garden centres at the time looked naff to me, they were also very expensive. So I thought I could do better myself.
    The construction technique is the same as building sandcastles. They have a core of fine mix concrete and an outer skin of sand and cement mortar with yellow cement dye added to make them look less like concrete.

     
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  2. Islandlife

    Islandlife Young Pine

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    Definitely interesting ........
     
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  3. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Looks great. I would never have known you'd made it yourself.
     
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