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Topic: The "Nice to Grow You" Upside down planter...Tutorial Added Below  (Read 59784 times)
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machiavellian
« Reply #70 on: October 31, 2009 02:02:34 PM »

I have done this with my cherry tomato plant- Last year I planted a whoooole lot (and being a novice gardener) they failed miserably. This year my plant is doing sooooo well upside down. Partially because it is quite top heavy and so being upside down and in a sheltered area means I dont have to stake it. It seems really happy too. I also have a strawberry plant growing upside down now too and that is also doing well. LOVE this idea!
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paulusmm
« Reply #71 on: November 25, 2009 12:25:21 PM »

mmm...levitating delicious plants.  what will they think of next?
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« Reply #72 on: April 15, 2010 04:14:44 PM »

That is an awesome Idea!! I've been wracking my brains for unusual planters, and that definitely fits! Great job!!  Wink
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cassandra
« Reply #73 on: April 16, 2010 10:21:16 AM »

My neighbor has done this with a large (5 gall?) bucket this summer.  But wouldn't that get heavy?  And I was just thinking...regular plant pots have a hole in the bottom for drainage.  Couldn't you just use one of those?  I think it would look hilarious.  So what is the advantage of growing them upside down?  Is it just the using less space?  But why not grow them right-side up and just find a place to hang them?  Somebody please enlighten me!  It's still a fun idea, I guess.

If you could figure out a way to hang it and did use a regular pot and plant through the drain hole, then you could still plant plants up top too..that'd look awesome.
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jonanner
« Reply #74 on: May 28, 2010 04:51:46 AM »

Very clever! I'm so glad you posted this. I especially appreciate the "very scientific" drawing in the tutorial. Grin
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« Reply #75 on: January 04, 2011 02:31:33 AM »

Wow!  Shocked such a genius idea!!.. thanks for sharing.. 
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