Garden project (Australia)

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Garden project (Australia)

Post by Renae » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:16 pm

So my latest garden project is stuffing log's with plant's.. I look for them everywhere.... nearly hit the kerb the other day while skimming the roadsides :roll:

Well here's the first one I found.. I'm planning to have a 'garden tea' and plant sale at my place later in spring.. so I'll sell some.
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Re: Garden project (Australia)

Post by Renae » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:18 pm

Then I got hubby to cut it in half..
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Post by Renae » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:20 pm

This end was partly hollow, but needed a bit of widening & a drainage hole.
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Re: Garden project (Australia)

Post by Renae » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:24 pm

Started widening the spaces with a chisel and mallet. (saving the woodchip's for planting)
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Re: Garden project (Australia)

Post by Renae » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:25 pm

The log was burnt, but still solid enough inside..
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Re: Garden project (Australia)

Post by Renae » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:30 pm

In the end we got out the drill, to make the larger side easier to chisel, and put about 20 holes in to the depth I wanted, then chipped away....

Finally finished.. and stuffed with a Neoregelia (Bromeliad) & Dendrobium (Rock Orchid).. still looking for something to put in front of it.. ( maybe a fern)
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Re: Garden project (Australia)

Post by Renae » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:33 pm

The other end has a dormant Orchid in it.. and look's a bit sad.. so I'll post when it picks up..
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Re: Garden project (Australia)

Post by Renae » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:34 pm

So one last close up.. But I'm wondering, what do you stuff your log's with?
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Re: Garden project (Australia)

Post by Simba » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:35 pm

Thats a great idea Renae, it looks really effective .... icon_thumleft


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Re: Garden project (Australia)

Post by Renae » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:43 pm

Thanx Simba.. :wink:


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Re: Garden project (Australia)

Post by themes » Fri Aug 27, 2010 3:09 pm

Simba wrote:Thats a great idea Renae, it looks really effective .... icon_thumleft

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Re: Garden project (Australia)

Post by Leigh » Fri Aug 27, 2010 3:35 pm

Forgot to say they look great by the way icon_thumright
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Re: Garden project (Australia)

Post by Nick » Fri Aug 27, 2010 3:43 pm

A very good idea and looks really good as well, are you going to sale them :?: :?:

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Re: Garden project (Australia)

Post by kata » Fri Aug 27, 2010 3:48 pm

Renae is saving the planet,

Fabulous...no ingenius idea Renae.

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Re: Garden project (Australia)

Post by Renae » Sat Aug 28, 2010 12:25 pm

Ah Leigh..... There's one in every crowd :roll:

Thank's Kata.. and Nick.. Yep this one I might keep, but I'll sell some of them later this year.. gotta go out bush to get lot's more.


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