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Re: Garden Projects

Is it possible to suspend a screen a few inches above the dish?
If not I'd just use it for drinking water for the birds.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Chris@widom-assoc.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, August 06, 2004 11:02 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Garden Projects

> Andrea,
> I recently bought a chimney pot imported from England. See:
> http://www.hardyhems.com/chimney_pots.htm
> I have no idea where I want to put it!  I have a fountain sitting on my
> that really should be in the garden, but I don't have electricity anywhere
> except close to the house.  I am enjoying listening to the fountain, so it
> will stay put for the summer I guess.  Most of the ornamentation in my
> garden is simple such as a copper bird house, a bird bath, or a wooden
> obelisk.  I do have a very tall metal obelisk with a globe at the top.  I
> also have a metal windmill in the vegetable garden.
> I have a "problem" birdfeeder.  It's a large copper dish that you hang.
> It's from Smith and Hawken.  The design is poor as it would fill up with
> water when it rains.  I thought about drilling holes in it, but it would
> a yucky mess if I put seed in it!  Today I thought that maybe I could put
> pin holes in it and let it fill with rain and be a kind of dripping
> sculpture.  Anybody have an idea for a creative use for this gift from my
> husband?
> Chris
> LI, NY
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