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Bulbs, bulbs, bulbs.


By usernut


Thought i,d planted the last of my bulbs, but out shopping today I spied a few bargains and bought some more bulbs, including Aqueligia and Chionodoxa, also managed to pick up a nice wee Rhodadendron, I would have bought more of them but can only carry so much.
It will give me something to do in my days off..(on holiday for 12 days).
My wife Yvonne brought me home some large tubes from her work and asked if I could use them for anything in the garden.

so I stacked and screwed them together…

Like so.. then took them apart again and painted them.

then filled them with rocks, sand and gravel, then added compost and a few plants, Blue fescue, golden ivy and golden sedge,… and ended up with this…

Now I just need to decide where to put my bulbs and plant up my Rhodadendron.

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very pretty usernut. i like using odd/unusual containers for plants. cant resist plant bargains either.

27 Sep, 2009


Thanks.. i,ve always stuck by the usual pots but seeing some unusual one,s on here has had me looking for something different.

27 Sep, 2009


clever you,, look great, ive got some allium bulbs but dont know where to put them, might get a new pot for them :o), its nice to have a change isnt it user, i tend to go for the same pot to

27 Sep, 2009


Lidl have some great old looking pots coming in on the 8th oct, i,m going to get some of them.

27 Sep, 2009


will look out for them user, hope they get them here to,

27 Sep, 2009


Did you grow up watching Blue Peter by any chance? :-)

27 Sep, 2009


this is brilliant
well done
am gonna go hunting around for unusual pots to use now

x x x

27 Sep, 2009


Brilliant idea Usernut. That looks like a really expensive 'designer' planter.

27 Sep, 2009


Clever idea and the result very effective and pretty, yes Ian I agree he should be a designer

27 Sep, 2009


Well done! Some great recycling there...:-))

27 Sep, 2009


Thanks everyone, yes i did watch blue peter,..

27 Sep, 2009


brilliant looks really good well done

2 Oct, 2009

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