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Post  camprn 12/13/2010, 9:29 pm

I thought this was neat. Make your own Hypertufa
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Post  Furbalsmom 12/13/2010, 10:45 pm

You know how it is, you look at one video on Hypertufa flower pots, the next thing you know, you have gone to the next video and it is on leaves to decorate your garden, then on and on..............

This was such fun. I am glad you posted this.

Thanks
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Post  happyfrog 12/14/2010, 5:25 am

what a cool way to make more of your favorite planter! Smile i LOVE this idea!!!!!!

thanks for sharing!
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Post  ander217 12/14/2010, 10:52 am

Thanks for this link, Camprn. I agree with furbalsmom. I started out enjoying watching a way to make planters and ended up viewing more of the videos to the point that I now wish I could make a garden sculpture for my garden.

Maybe I'll run across a design that doesn't require artistic talent.

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Post  happyfrog 12/14/2010, 6:40 pm

can i ask a suggestion - i've noticed when doing searches on these forums that if the words i put into search are not in the topic it doesn't come up. can you make the topic something more clear for this planter project? or tell me what i'm diong wrong in searches, lol. 'cause this is something i'll want to look up again and i know i will never remember whateve rthe current topic name is.

i raelly really like this make your own planter project! Smile
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Post  camprn 12/14/2010, 6:43 pm

Thanks for the idea Happyfrog. I have titled it thus as I was thinking I may want to add other ideas or fun side projects in the future. When I see a link I really like and I know that I will want to revisit it, I will add it to my personal bookmarks on my computer. rendeer
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Post  camprn 1/1/2011, 5:06 pm

Fun garden art The-Artistic-Garden

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Post  trustinhart 1/1/2011, 5:22 pm

How cool is that?!?!?!?!?!?!? Fun project for kids on spring break, (they're not even back from Christmas break and I'm already planning Cool )

Thanks for posting camprn!!
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Post  miinva 1/1/2011, 6:31 pm

I'm going to have to give hypertufa a try! It's so strange to think that just three or four years ago I wouldn't have even considered such a thing. Gardening is a wonderful gateway to creativity Very Happy
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Post  camprn 2/19/2011, 9:39 pm

Step-by-step seed balls
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Post  middlemamma 2/19/2011, 9:44 pm

Camp that is a GREAT link. LOVE IT! I was thinking about my meanie neighbors who's perfectly manicured lawns might need a weed or two, maybe I could pack some of those balls chock full of mint seeds! LOL....just kidding!!!!

OH OH OH!!!! Or Megan could send some mint the HOA president's way! ROFL
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Post  littlesapphire 5/7/2012, 7:47 pm

Oh, pretty!!
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Post  SwampCatNana 5/7/2012, 9:05 pm

To save the link just go to the page and bookmark it. Or save it to your faves.
You don't have to go to the link to view a posted vid. Just click on the arrowhead and it will run right here. No need to get distracted by other vids.
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Post  cheyannarach 5/7/2012, 10:05 pm

I think camprn just made plans for me on wednesday.... Very Happy
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Post  squaredeal 5/31/2012, 10:44 pm

Plantable gift tags Recycle paper and seeds and give as gifts.
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Post  camprn 5/31/2012, 10:56 pm

@squaredeal wrote:Plantable gift tags Recycle paper and seeds and give as gifts.
I likey! Very Happy

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Post  Damon 6/18/2012, 8:52 pm

Pretty neat. I've made my own seedling pots just out of paper bags. It worked pretty well, but I'd much rather plant in ground.
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Post  cheyannarach 6/19/2012, 8:37 am

Wow, this thread will deffinately be keeping me occupied this winter! Love those seed gift tags!
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Post  KDeus 6/19/2012, 10:48 am

My kids and I are making "Toad Abodes" for the garden. I bought 3 (one for us each) 6" terra cotta pots that we'll turn on their sides and bury 1/3 of it so the toads have some cool ground to lay on. I also bought us each an 8" (or so) terra cotta plant saucer that we'll bury to the rim and add some water to it and place it near the pot. Each of us is painting our own and then I'll seal the painted part with a spray.

As soon as we're finished, I'll post some photos. It's a great inexpensive project, and an fun way to encourage some good critters in the garden to stay around.
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