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I want to see your adventures in recycling. It can be anything made to be used for something else. Especially yard and garden ideas.

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Repurposed baby crib 3 Replies

A friend gave me this crib when I was pregnant. It was the kind that drops down in the front and is unsafe to use, it also was missing a lot of bolts & we couldn't even figure out how it goes…Continue

Tags: reduce, garden, repurpose, reuse, crib

Started by FATS Green Garden. Last reply by Aunt B, SW MO Z6b Jun 18.

Improve your bird feeders. 3 Replies

Why do they make bird feeders that rush the birds away?  My husband has helped me this winter to make the bird feeders better.  I don't get out and about as often as I would like to so I wanted to…Continue

Started by Dorothea Dankowski. Last reply by Heather Gill Oct 8, 2012.

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Comment by Victoria Gordon on May 26, 2014 at 9:07am

This is an old wire hanging basket, covered in moss, filled with soil, and plugged with old coco liner to keep the soil  in.  I then wired sedum sections to the outside.  It is now a living domed roof for the future fairy nursery currently under construction.  All I actually purchased was soil, sedums, and moss.  I love to reuse old stuff.  Which is perfect for my pack rat nature.

Comment by Victoria Gordon on May 26, 2014 at 9:02am

Hey everyone I've got a project that covers recycle and fairy gardens.  See that silver trash can, that is the beginning of a fairy baby nursery house. I'll keep you posted w/ photos of it's progress.

Comment by Vicky Myers on April 5, 2014 at 12:05am

It is an annual here it has little yellow flowers with a black center.

Comment by Aunt B, SW MO Z6b on April 4, 2014 at 5:32pm

Yes I could, as soon as I figure out WHERE to put it, thanks. Black eye susans vine? Hmm have to go look that one up

Comment by Vicky Myers on April 4, 2014 at 12:12pm

Can you run wire from top to bottom or twine to grow beans, cukes or a flower vine like Morning Glory or Black Eyed Susan vine up it?

Comment by Aunt B, SW MO Z6b on April 4, 2014 at 8:39am

Good morning everyone, I have a rusted metal porch swing frame that I would like to repurpose into my gardens, looking for some ideas and how to. Would appreciate any ideas, tips and resources.

Comment by mo puff on December 12, 2013 at 8:08am

Thanks Glenda... I really enjoy all the things I have seen people do with pallets. Very functional and I personally think they are attractive as well!

Comment by Glenda Truscott z8 on December 10, 2013 at 11:59am

I had to share these tables made out of old planters.  They were in a seating area at a local farm store coffee and pie store.

Comment by Elizabeth Fowler on August 25, 2013 at 10:06pm

Donna ,You are very talented to do this,I seen some kinda like this and they were quite expensive. Good work.

Comment by Glenda Truscott z8 on August 25, 2013 at 8:00pm

Donna, I love the flowers.  I have never seen anyone make flowers out of hubcaps.  Very creative.

 

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"I hear you, Lynda, regarding getting out in the garden whenever you can. Sorry to hear you are dealing with some health issues but it looks like you don't let that get in the way of creating beauty in your garden."
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"Charlotte, I do feel blessed that my husband shares my passion for gardening. Your harsh climate in Oklahoma does make it especially challenging for you, but I'm guessing it also makes gardening even more rewarding when your efforts pay off."
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"I think you'll really like it, Charlotte!"
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"It is a credit to you both...Have always been an avid gardener..Horticulturist also...health issues have put a damper on it though..but get out there whenever I can...  "
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"Yes Clare they are....The same has happened with the hydrangeas here as with the rhododendrons..I live in a temperate zone..close to the coast and the lake so do get some relief from the heat... "
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"Sun is their biggest requirement Clare.. "
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"Well, you are lucky that your husband enjoys gardening with you.  My husband keeps telling me that I'm never finished and he's right; I will continue to add beds because I enjoy lush landscapes.  Living in Oklahoma is tough…"
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