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Sunday, March 28, 2010

My Son's Hanging Planter

click on pictures to really see those little succulents growing!

My son, who works for the tree company, Coastal Tree Experts --(you can see my charcoal drawing of him here), made this great hanging planter. He cut a V into a log, closed the ends somehow---looks like a cross section was nailed onto one end, the other might have a chunk of wood as a filler? Hung it up with heavy duty fishing line, and planted some little succulents! I love this--I'm anxious to see how it looks when those succulents root and grow!

7 comments:

Martha Miller said...

neat! reminds me of an andy project! xo

Susan Beauchemin said...

Combine the chairs and the planter!----(in a way, of course, that you don't sit on the plants)

Dean Grey said...

Susan!

I love it!

But how do you keep the inside of the planter from rotting?

-Dean

Susan Beauchemin said...

Hi Dean, you don't! You could plant the whole log into the ground, when it looks ready to fall apart--let it rot, let it rot, let it rot!!

martha miller (it's all art, isn't it?) said...

yes, there will be an answer, let it rot!

Dean Grey said...

Oh, I see!

-Dean

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