Birdhouse and Pole with vertical broms !!!!! Thankyou dear friend

Birdhouse and Pole with vertical broms !!!!! Thankyou dear friend

A good GS friend gave this birdhouse to me as a gift so I thought I would add broms up the pole.I am hoping they fill out beautifully and hopefully some little finches might take up residence.

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Comment by Elizabeth Fowler on June 3, 2012 at 1:35pm

Lillian,This is just a wonderful idea and the birdhouse is beautiful.I hate to sound so dumb but I'm not familiar with Broms can you you tell me about them? Can we grow them in the southern USA?

Comment by anne andrews/7b on April 5, 2012 at 6:54pm

it's awesome lillian, and so is your friend....beautiful birdhouse too! :)

Comment by Michelle Compton on March 22, 2012 at 6:49am

Very pretty and prefect framing around the birdhouse.

Comment by lillian turner on March 8, 2012 at 1:59pm

Thanks Michelle  it come up pretty good, Clare I had been thinking of it for awhile the garden was bare of color so I wanted to do something to enhance the birdhouse and this done the trick.If they don't do well there I will come up with something else or wait for spring color.

Comment by Clare Oliva on March 8, 2012 at 7:01am

What a clever idea to staple the shade cloth to the pole so you could put soil in for the broms! The best part is that the shade cloth is hidden and it just looks like the broms are growing on the pole.

Comment by Michelle Belle on March 8, 2012 at 6:23am

Great Lillian it looks amazing

Comment by lillian turner on March 7, 2012 at 10:19pm

Thanks Barbara and Clare I had some broms last year that I tried without the soil they done ok. But I decided to put these in soil just to give them a good start and some anchoring. I got some good quality shadecloth really thick and doubled it up I stapled it to the pole the bought the bottom half up to make little pockets to hold soil and stapled it in place . Then just filled the pockets up and added the broms  to hide the shadecloth. I am hoping that some little birds find  themselves a home soon in this beautiful birdhouse!!!!!

Comment by Barbara Brown Z8 Al. on March 7, 2012 at 8:43pm

Oh, this is beautiful & the broms fit in very nice!  Very creative!

Comment by Clare Oliva on March 7, 2012 at 8:21pm

Gorgeous! The broms don't need soil? How did you plant them going up the pole? This looks so nice. Hopefully, some little birdies will move in soon.

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