Archives for Succulents

New Life for an Old Birdcage

Categories: Container Gardening, Garden Projects, and Succulents.

I’ve had an old birdcage collecting dust in the garage for ages and ages.  At the beginning of the season I dusted it off and decided to give it some new life as a planter.  In a quick fix I just added a pot of petunias, but knew that wasn’t what I really wanted to do with it.
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Think Outside the Pot!

Categories: Container Gardening and Succulents.

I love to plant in all sorts of things and not just flower pots.   You just have to let your imagination get creative and you can find all sorts of things to plant in around the house, at flea markets, at garage sales and in thrift stores.   The containers can be big or small depending on the type of plant you want to put in it. One of my favourites is an old washing machine tub that my husband brought home one day.  It already had lots of its own drainage holes.  Now when it is filled with
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