Update on the Framed Pots
One of my first outdoor posts this season was a framed lobelia plant. I had just found this square frame for $11. This is early May. I planted the bedding plant in a small galvanized pail hanging from a wire. A hole was drilled through the top of the frame for the wire which connects to the pail and to a hook hanging in one of our birch trees. No leaves on the trees yet. (Just fall leaves on the ground from last year that needed to be raked up!) Finally, the grass is green and leaves are on…
How to Make a Birdcage Flower Planter | Empress of Dirt
Birdcage planters are a favorite with creative gardeners. These tips share ideas for setting up a new or upcycled birdcage as a planter for succulents or annuals.
Sunglow Yellow Planter
Kelly from Soul Patina repurposed an unused sewing cabinet into a bright and cheery planter. It was painted with GF Sunglow Yellow Milk Paint and sealed with Exterior 450 top coat.
Yard Art – Crystal Mushrooms
Finally something to do with all that assorted Crystal you got for your wedding day, you know the ones you put into the back of the cupboard cause they were TOO special to actual use. Image source…
Outdoor Planter Ideas & Projects • The Garden Glove
Try these outdoor planter ideas to create one of a kind container gardens for your porch, deck or patio! Love how easy these DIY planters are to make!
7 Pretty And Simple Balcony Ceiling Ideas • One Brick At A Time
There is something extremely dreamy and fairy tale like about things that hang. Today we have balcony ceiling ideas, that make the most of this theory.
April Fool's Day: Gail Clearwater turns Trash to Treasure
Our own Outagamie Master Gardener Gail Clearwater's "Trash to Treasure" presentation at the Wisconsin Master Gardener Conference was one of the most anxiously awaited sessions with large numbers in attendance. Her presentation included photos of her own creations from her home garden, featured on a number of local garden walks. She also gathered photos of inspirational garden art, sharing ideas where to hunt for "trash" that can be used to create "treasures" to accent our own yards…
Behind the scenes at Ann's 'Garden Walk' | Flea Market Gardening
Recently, Ann Elias's garden was included in a Community Garden Walk Menasha, Wisconsin and we're going behind the scenes to see the preparations she made for the event.
Painted Flower Pots
I love black and white, and McKenzie Childs. Unfortunately, my budget won't allow me to purchase the entire catalog :) , so I painted some old rubbermaid pots I already had. The first two are in the front of the house, the third on the deck, so it is more colorful.