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Post  gregrenee88 on 11/29/2012, 12:58 pm

I thought this was a pretty neat idea for a tomato cage during the off season. The link is below.
Renee Very Happy

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Post  Kelejan on 11/29/2012, 1:08 pm

This is my 1000th post on this Forum. Ta-Daa!
And I thought I was a shy, quiet person.

That is a good idea about the tomato cages. I will dig out a couple, and as I have a cedar hedge that can do with a trim, I am on my way.
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I just made two of these over thankgiving.

Post  daryl.weaver on 11/29/2012, 2:31 pm

I think they look great and I love the idea of re-purposing stuff like tomato cages off-season. I'll post a pic this evening.
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Post  quiltbea on 11/29/2012, 7:07 pm

Mr Smith always comes up with great decorating ideas.
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Post  Lavender Debs on 11/29/2012, 10:29 pm


OK, not nearly as kewl as the tree in the video, but it is our tomato cage deco. Rope light on a cage. Why? Who knows, there may have been alcohol involved. At least he got my lights up Friday after Thanksgiving.
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Post  daryl.weaver on 11/30/2012, 3:51 pm

Lavender Debs wrote:
OK, not nearly as kewl as the tree in the video, but it is our tomato cage deco. Rope light on a cage. Why? Who knows, there may have been alcohol involved. At least he got my lights up Friday after Thanksgiving.

Reminds me of a line from "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer."

She'd been drinkin' too much egg nog.
And we'd begged her not to go.
But she'd forgot her medication,
and she staggered out the door into the snow.

When we found her Christmas mornin,'
at the scene of the attack.
She had hoof prints on her forehead,
And incriminatin' Claus marks on her back.

BTW, I lov the deco tree idea.
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Post  gwennifer on 11/30/2012, 5:18 pm

Hey cool. My tomato cages are red - very festive. I think this is something I may have to do. Thanks!
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Post  gregrenee88 on 12/2/2012, 3:14 pm

Here we go! My daughter and I decorated our tomato cage with seed packets, netting as garland, chicken wire "snowflake" ornaments, plant name tags, garden hose nozzle, shovel, rake and topped it off with one gardening glove for the star. All the credit goes to my husband, and his extensive knowledge of exterior illumination, in helping me figure out how to run the lights from the ones on the house to the garden tree. Now, the only thing missing is snow!! lots o

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Post  CapeCoddess on 12/2/2012, 7:29 pm

OMG Renee...that is SO FUNNY...how clever! Love the glove-star!

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Post  gregrenee88 on 12/3/2012, 11:53 am

CapeCoddess wrote:OMG Renee...that is SO FUNNY...how clever! Love the glove-star!

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We had a lot of fun putting it together. I hope others will try it and post their photos! rendeer
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