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What unusual containers have you used?

I was curious to hear what kind of containers are used for plants as im on the lookout round my house for anything unusal, so far ive got small wellies with flowers and also a tiny spiderman bucket!



I have used old wicker baskets till they rot, I love my Belfast sink. my old plastic baby bath made a good sunken pond till I got the real thing. My mother used an old brown leather Gladstone bag on her front door step every summer for red bedding plants. I used my old earthern wear pot with clear plastic cover from my 1980's large slow cooker as a propigator till I dropped it. This will be a fun blog I suspect when the others join in?

25 Apr, 2010


I have used old trainers! got hubby to put some holes in the soles, i have a 'pancheon' (large earthenware bowl) that my grandmother used to make her bread in it stays out all winter and has never cracked (thats jinxed it!), you can use anything can't you makes an interesting blog actually, lets see what others come up with!!

25 Apr, 2010


In my garden I've used a wooden ornementall boat and filled it with small firey like flowers

25 Apr, 2010


i have an old cold water tank from the loft, my old wheel barrow ,tin buckets & a sink so far !!

25 Apr, 2010


i grew some potatoes inside some old tires, i only have a small garden so it came in i would say very useful, but as i only dug up about enough for two maels i wasn't sure it was worth it. however you can keep on layering them as the plant grows so that your crop yields more profitably shall we say.

25 Apr, 2010


Chimney pots , guttering .They all work

25 Apr, 2010

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