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How Do You Do That?

Categories: Garden Projects and Whimsy.

Tipsy Pots – How do you do that? Lots of visitors to the house ask this question.  I’d like them all to think I’m a genius at stacking the pots but there is an invisible secret.  I’d also like to tell them it is my idea, but it isn’t.  It is found on many garden sites and blogs.   The secret is the piece of rebar, or a long metal rod that can be pushed into the ground at least  30 cm. to 45 cm.   Slot the first pot over the rod (through the center hole) and down to
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There’s a Hole in my Bucket

Categories: Garden Projects and Whimsy.

There’s actually more than a hole in one of the buckets … the bottom is totally rusted out.  That gives a whole new meaning to the bottomless pit concept.   Then I have 3 other buckets that each have 4 holes in them.  Another couple of buckets are perfectly fine … but along comes the drill and there is a hole in my bucket!! In other years I’ve just used the buckets to grow plants in … from geraniums to peas. But this year, along came a piece of rebar and those buckets became tipsy. The rebar was hammered into
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