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« on: June 16, 2010 09:40:48 PM »

Big shout out to beth.wilson.norwood for all the helpful tips she gave when she made her string gardens AND for posting her string gardens in the first place Cheesy
So I tried string gardnes finally after staring at them for awhile....I bought a 6 pack of annuals for $3 so I figured it wouldnt be a big deal if I messed up. But I think I have a success!
Here they are when they were finished and waiting to be hung. It rained for like a week after I made them so they ended up sitting for along time.

And here they are hanging by the pond.

And one more for good measure!

In the first picutre there are 4 but there are 5 in the last two pictures.
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« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2010 11:21:59 PM »

Impressive!! This could be an outdoor decoration   Wink
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« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2010 01:27:16 AM »

Wow this is effective for small spaces and very pretty, it rocks!
How do you prevent the dirt falling out?
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« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2010 02:06:19 PM »

Wow, that looks amazing.  I'm so intrigued, I think I might try it!
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« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2010 02:10:12 PM »

They look fantastic! Excellent job!
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« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2010 05:34:28 PM »

Thanks guys!
How do you prevent the dirt falling out?
They are wrapped pretty good with twine. Right away when I first made the dirt balls they stuck pretty well but I was very suprised how sturdy they got when I started wrapping the twine around them. Im still waiting to see if they start falling apart though Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2010 08:58:28 PM »

Neat! Is there any particular type of plant that works better for this type of thing?
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« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2010 05:26:04 PM »

Perfect project for kids. My daughter would love to do this so I think we will have to do this soon.
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« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2010 08:02:08 AM »

I wonder if this would work well with herbs.....  I have a few more herbs I want to grow, and think this might be the trick without starting a whole new hanging pot for 1 or 2 herbs...
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Your plants look great!!!!!
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