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Post  Josh on 5/31/2010, 2:16 pm

If you take this idea from this....post

and if you take this idea from this....post

Put them together and I got this...



this was a family project
I made all the recycled self watering flower pots from soda bottles
my dad fastened them to the wood palate
my mom planted the flowers in them

Thank you to peanutgallery and trukrebew for the great ideas
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Wow!

Post  Megan on 5/31/2010, 2:21 pm

Look out, he's done it again. Great job, Josh!!! cheers
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Post  Patty from Yorktown on 5/31/2010, 2:29 pm

Looks great Josh! Please post a middle of the season picture and a late season picture. Your wall of flowers should be even more pretty and I would like to see it. I have an ugly fence that could use some help. Do you make house calls? hee, hee

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Post  camprn on 5/31/2010, 2:49 pm

Vertical gardening is awesome! Lovely job Josh. Keep those photos coming, I love your ideas.
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Post  Chopper on 5/31/2010, 4:14 pm

Would it be possible to get a close up of one of the flowers and its pot Josh?

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Post  Garden_State on 5/31/2010, 4:15 pm

Love it ...great idea Josh
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Wonderful

Post  trustinhart on 5/31/2010, 7:32 pm

How beautiful Josh!!!! You inspire us all.
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Post  Josh on 5/31/2010, 9:19 pm

thanks everyone

Chopper here is a couple close ups of the pots and flowers


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Post  Dietryin on 5/31/2010, 9:32 pm

very cool!

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Post  miinva on 5/31/2010, 11:29 pm

Wow! That's lovely! You're so creative Smile I showed my husband, but he wasn't terribly excited about building one for me *giggle*

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Post  timwardell on 6/1/2010, 1:02 am

Great idea! You earn another dancing banana.
rock on
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Post  camprn on 6/1/2010, 1:05 am

Nice shades! Cool
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Post  Paintedlady on 6/1/2010, 2:04 am

Wow, you are so creative! Amazing, can't wait to see some updated pics when they fill out.
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Post  Ha-v-v on 6/1/2010, 1:12 pm

Ok Josh, now that you have made that amazing wall!! The close ups are lovely.
What two ideas did you combine and how did you make them self watering? Did you find instructions? I really like this idea, Im fishing for info Smile

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Post  AtlantaAnn on 6/1/2010, 1:35 pm

That is Glorious Josh!
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Post  Josh on 6/1/2010, 9:03 pm

Ha-v-v if you click on this...instructions..it is a link to how to make the soda bottle self watering pots

and If you click on this....wall...it is a link to some pictures of some plants hanging on a wall

I don't know why but the links are in black when I post it, and they don't show up good so its hard to tell they are links,but just click on those two words and they will take you to the other post.
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Post  trukrebew on 8/18/2010, 4:31 am

I missed this thread way back in May. All I can say is that it looks fantastic, Josh! That wall of flowers is a nice way to dress up a bare spot. I think you deserve a recycling award, too.

To think that a stumbling SFG rookie like me could inspire the Teen Wizard of SFG is quite humbling! praise
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Post  Patty from Yorktown on 8/22/2010, 11:47 am

Hey Josh,

Your wall of flowers has had most of the summer to grow, can we get an update picture. Thanks in advance.

Patty from Yorktown with a dull fence
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Post  Josh on 8/23/2010, 2:08 am

Thanks trukrebew!

Patty from Yorktown, here is what it looked like on July 7th.


Since then the petunias sorta just died out, so I replaced those pots with new flowers, and since I was planting some fall crops I planted some vegetables in some of the pots.

I'll take a picture tomorrow of what it looks like now.
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Post  Patty from Yorktown on 8/23/2010, 11:43 am

Thanks Josh. It looks great!

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WALL OF FLOWERS

Post  graficow on 8/23/2010, 11:58 am

Josh, what veggies did you plant and how are they doing.

What a great idea for herbs!

Looking forward to your pics .
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Post  Josh on 8/24/2010, 1:28 am

Here is a picture I took today


In the middle row I planted a cucumber,red lettuce and butter crunch lettuce and a red cabbage. I'll keep you posted how they do,if they do good, I may plant more vegetables in it next year,herbs too.
Here's a closer look at the vegetables


I also grew a purple pepper in one of the pots, it has white and green leaves and the peppers turn from red to purple. Some of the leaves are missing and I found a snail eating them.
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Post  Old Hippie on 8/24/2010, 2:11 am

Josh, I am so impressed with what you have done! You have inspired me to give this a try on my fence next year next to my SFG. Some herbs would work well in some of those containers and the kind of plants that slugs love would be perfect as well.

Thank you so much!!

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Post  miinva on 11/16/2010, 3:41 am

Hi Josh Smile How did your containers hold up?

P.S. My son got some awesome carrots! Very Happy

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Post  graficow on 11/16/2010, 11:21 am

How were these unique little pots attached to the fence. Did I miss that part?

Just making plans for the spring and thought Id make a few pots
for my fence.

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