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Go Big or Go Home Wheelbarrow Planter

Go Big or Go Home Wheelbarrow Planter Purchase the largest geraniums that you can find and mix them with trailing ivy to fill an entire wheelbarrow for a grand entrance

Go Big or Go Home Wheelbarrow Planter

 

Purchase the largest geraniums that you can find and mix them with trailing ivy to fill an entire wheelbarrow for a grand entrance – it is the go big or go home wheelbarrow planter.

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Take Some Thyme to Dilly Dally in My Garden

Take Some Thyme to Dilly Dally in My Garden

Take Some Thyme to Dilly Dally in My Garden

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All my herbs planted in a small portable container. Make cute signs for your planters by painting extra large craft sticks and 1 paint stick in an assortment of bright colors.  Attach large craft sticks to paint stick with Waterproof Sticky Ass Glue .  Add a cute saying and spray design with Thompsons Water Seal Multi-Surface Waterproofer clear spray.

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Just Humming Along Wagon

Just Humming Along Flower Garden Planter - Feeding garden stations on wheels are so it is easy to pull into the garage in cases of frost. Go ahead plant your flowers in early spring and wheel them in at night.

Just Humming Along Wagon

Repurpose an old wagon into a hummingbird fiesta.


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Paint the wagon a bright, vivid red coloring and add flowers that hummingbirds enjoy. Here are 10 flowers to plant.

Feeding garden stations on wheels are so it is easy to pull into the garage in cases of frost. Go ahead plant your flowers in early spring and wheel them in at night.

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Flowers in a Whiskey Barrel

Flowers in a Whiskey Barrel - Whisky in a barrel? Nope. How about flowers in a garden barrel

Flowers in a Whiskey Barrel

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Whiskey in a barrel? Nope. How about flowers in a barrel?

I know they have came out with the plastic imitation barrels in the stores within the past few years.

Really, there are just no replacements for the real deal.

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Oversized Flower Funnel

Oversized Flower Funnel Ideas for Planting Flowers in Flower Garden

Oversized Flower Funnel

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The bold red pansies against the oversized, galvanized Metal farm funnel look terrific.  Bury the funnel halfway in the dirt and plant your garden flowers. Simple, easy and elegant.

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Succulents in Old Tins

Succulents Planted in Old Kitchen Tin

Succulents Planted in Old Tin

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OMG, aren’t these the cutest! Repurpose old kitchen tins for planting succulents in. Brilliant!!

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Flower Pot Chair

Flower Pot Chair - Garden Flower Pot Planter

Flower Pot Chair
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Simplicity.  Bold, bright and blue painted flower pot chair paired with striking white and pink geraniums annuals in the very pot they were purchased in.  Simple way to add character to a plain porch.




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Strange Finds

Strange Finds To Recycle for Flower Containers

Now don’t laugh, but last year the neighbor lady asked if I knew what this “certain” red pot that I had sitting on my deck was. I said nope, I got it free at a yard sale and it was perfect for what I needed to plant. Small pot, perfect for a little arrangement….anyone? Give up? It is an old enamel pee pot – strange finds.

 



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Just Trucking Along

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Just Trucking Along

 

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Rainy Day Boot Planters

Rainy Day Boot Planters

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You Don’t Have to Wait For a Rainy Day! Plant up a slew of old rain boots.  They look darling.

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Old Style Wagons

Old Style Wagons as Flower Garden Planter

Old style wagons and small-scale wooden wagons on country lots or as added decorate in courtyards of shops have me envious. I wish I had the room for such a planter!

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Wash Tub Planter

Wash Tub Planter

Wash Tub Planter

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Wash day?  Nah, planting day.  The old wash board adds extra visual interest to the wash tub planter.  Planted with yellow daisies, trailing vines, coleus and brightly colored pansies.  This space has light shade and all the plants are tolerant of shade.

If you plant coleus, remember they make excellent and hearty houseplants if you need to take them in for winter.

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Pumpkin Planted With Succulents

Pumpkin Planted With Succulents

Today’s planting project is a pumpkin planted with succulents. Mixing two of my favorite things!  Fall décor and succulents.

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Strawberry Whisky Barrel Planter

Strawberry Whisky Barrel Planter

Strawberry Whisky Barrel Planter

Give an old whisky barrel new purpose with this strawberry whisky barrel planter.  The strawberry plants will have plenty of room to grow and fill the container.

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Old Bird Cage Garden Planter

Old Bird Cage Garden Planter

Old Bird Cage Garden Planter

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This bird cage is amazing.  Plant your over wintered geraniums in early spring and by midsummer the entire bird cage is flowing with greens and flowers.

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Old Wheelbarrow Planter

Old Wheelbarrow Planter

Have a wheelbarrow with a hole in it? Give it a second life as an old wheelbarrow planter!

 

If the hole is too large, just place a piece of metal over the hole and cover the bottom with plastic. Fill with dirt and get planting.

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Antique Metal Tubs with Handles

Antique Metal Tubs with Handles

Antique Metal Tubs with Handles

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Antique metal tubs with handles add visual appeal to any yard, deck or patio. Their size is perfect for being able to plant and grow a vast amount in the tubs. The handles make an easy way for two people to carry the containers into the garage to avoid frost extending the growing season.

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Hen and Chick Boot Planter

Hen and Chick Boot Planter

Hen and Chick Boot Planter

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Looking for a way to spruce up your entryway and welcome guests? Want to add some interest to an outdoor patio table? This hen and chick boot planter is the way to go.

Fill the boots with a little gravel on the bottom and potting soil.

You do not need to fill your boot completely, remember the mother “hen” plant with take care of adding more “chicks” throughout the growing season.

See Varieties of Hen and Chick Plants on Amazon.com

 

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Succulent Planter Ideas and Care

Succulent Planter Ideas and Care

Succulent planter ideas and care instructions to keep your plants thriving.

Succulent plants are some of my favorite plants to add to containers. Succulents are pretty hardy plants that survive outdoors, as well as indoors. Many people believe that the plants can not survive cool weather. Which is untrue.

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Stone Crock Flower Pots

Stone Crock Flower Pots

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One of my favorite planters of all time. The old style crocks. Stone crock flower pots rock!

I have one crock planted with red geraniums every year on the cement pad leading to our garage.

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