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Old Chimenea converted to Strawberry Planter

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By alanb

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I have had a broken chimenea on the patio for several years now. I have been meaning to take it to the tip. Whilst tidying up today, I thought I would try and re-use it.

Out with the angle grinder.

Remove a few pieces, not required.

Drill some drainage holes, add a plastic liner.

Add some strawberries ….. there you go.

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Good old angle Grinder! Well done Alan.

25 May, 2015

 

Thanks Karen, I couldn't stand the thought of buying yet ANOTHER pot ... lol. I've just done some watering in our front garden and counted 29 pots, planters and baskets. they do seem to breed like rabbits. Oh, I saw the Red Arrows today flying over the three queens on the river Mersey.... Cheated actually, watched it live on youtube, on the TV, fabulous.

25 May, 2015

 

Very good.....waste not want not, as they say

25 May, 2015

 

GREAT IDEA! You could place that in some high end garden boutique shop with a high end price tag on it and someone would buy it.

26 May, 2015

 

Thanks Paul, my sentiments entirely .. something else saved from the landfill sites.

Now you're talking Loosestrife2. With a label on it "Chimstraw" planter, surely that would add even more value to it, that would make it "top end" of "high end" ... lol 👍

26 May, 2015

 

Nice one :o))

26 May, 2015

 

Am well jell re. red Arrows!!

26 May, 2015

 

Great idea ! It's good to recycle :o)

26 May, 2015

 

Thanks Phyl and Hywel.

Karen ... just realised what you meant by "well jell", I think in Liverpool it's "dead jell" ... lol.

26 May, 2015

 

going to do the same , Alan, I have two broken pots you give me very nice idea :-)

29 May, 2015

 

Good luck Junna.

30 May, 2015

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