Show Off Your Very Unusual Containers..Sinks, Toilets, etc!

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  1. Sherry8

    Sherry8 I Love Birds!

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    Such good ideas and they look great...a great way to re-purpose items...
     
  2. purpleinopp

    purpleinopp Young Pine Plants Contributor

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    I have gone out to take some update pics a few times, but ended up pulling weeds, getting too hot, started raining, had to trim something... will get back to the fun "taking-pics" part of the summer again soon I hope.
     
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    purpleinopp Young Pine Plants Contributor

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    I got everything watered yesterday evening & went out this morning with camera...

    Grill & lid "planters"
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    Wall sconce light planter:
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    Back:
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    Frying pan:
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    Other angle:
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    Double-decker clay pots get so dry, slower growing plants in them:
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    Fry basket planter:
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    Back:
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    Wire mesh cricket basket:
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    Other side:
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    "Cage 'o' Epiphyllum"
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    Wire basket lined with landscape fabric:
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    Philip Nulty Strong Ash

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    Tiffany you are so inventive,..every plant looks at home in your converted items,..well done,..you have stirred my imagination to use some things i have :like:
     
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  5. hummerbum

    hummerbum Young Pine

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    I love them, especially the fryer, frying pan and my fav...the cricket basket!!!
     
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    purpleinopp Young Pine Plants Contributor

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    TY so much for the kind words!
     
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    mike2942132 New Seed

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    nice works <3
     
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    purpleinopp Young Pine Plants Contributor

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    Thanks, Mike!
     
  9. Cayuga Morning

    Cayuga Morning Strong Ash Plants Contributor

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    Looking at the landscape in winter allows me to see the "bones" of the garden more clearly. I have this cupola plonked in the middle of the ferns behind our pool. Interesting piece but very poorly used. It is even a little off kilter!
    I plan to relocate it the spring to one of my gardens and train a clematis vine to grow over it. IMG_20180203_090301.jpg
     
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  10. toni

    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Oh, I would love to have cupola in the garden. Had a slight chance of buying one at a garage sale a few years ago but the pickup we had at the time wasn't big or heavy duty enough....probably a good thing since it was about 6 feet tall and wide in proper ratio. Pick up we have now could handle it with no problem....but I have not found another at a good price.
     
  11. cheliscott

    cheliscott New Seed

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    I love the frying pan planter, I'm going to have to try that!
     
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  12. hummerbum

    hummerbum Young Pine

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    This hydroponic garden is actually in a lettuce container that is set in a shoe box for the darkness.

    2-24-18 Pic 2.jpg

    2-24-18 Pic 1.jpg
     
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    Odif Young Pine

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    I put a light in the cellar yesterday. I am going to plant tomato seeds
     
  14. hummerbum

    hummerbum Young Pine

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    Here is an 3/9/18 update on my above post.
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    Cayuga Morning Strong Ash Plants Contributor

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    Looks good hummerbum. All look healthy.
     
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