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Re: now creative borders was- Identification help?


I used the piping in a strawberry pot...drilled holes all up and down...it
waters the pot perfectly.


> [Original Message]
> From: Christopher P. Lindsey <lindsey@mallorn.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 8/29/2006 10:04:02 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] now creative borders was- Identification help?
>
> > Anyone got a suggestion on how we could use decking boards to create a
> > interesting border (i.e. Alan's lawnmower barier)? I have a ton of them
> > in the back and was thinking of adding them to my garage sale. Thinking
> > some creative cuts- placement- something - Vera could use them as a
> > border?
> >  
> > Any thoughts? Anyone ever do anything like this?
>
> When I built my deck I ended up with a bunch of extra boards too.  I 
> ended up building hanging planters to hang off of the rails -- it's
> great because the materials and style match up with the deck quite well.
>
> You could also build free-standing planters.
>
> I lined the planter with heavy duty plastic sheeting, then drilled a hole 
> in the bottom of the planter and threaded two PVC pipe fittings together 
> through the plastic.  Once they were threaded tight I cut the plastic out
> from the middle of the pipe fitting, and voila!  A drainage hole that 
> doesn't violate the integrity of the sheeting.  :)
>
> Chris
>
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