Taters no more

May 21st, 2009 in member junk     
RobJ98167 RobJ98167, member
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A neat old potato basket form North Dakota makes a wonderful planter for coral belles and a hosta. Just lined it with a coco-fibre mat and filled with potting soil and the plants! Yes this is another piece of my mom's junk that I ended up with.


Pattern or design used: My own design - Rob Johnson
posted in: member junk, metal, plant holder, eclectic, outdoor spaces, porch, farm, basket

Comments (5)

suewhitney writes: Rob,

Good junking minds think alike! Love the potato basket. I too agree that North Dakota has great junk!

Take care,
Sue Posted: 9:42 pm on May 22nd
emmylu writes: I have a basket just like this. I used window screen wire instead of the cocoa mat. It works just fine.

My basket was orginally used for dirty shop towels in a service station. Posted: 9:55 am on May 22nd
MimiToria writes: Cool plantings with a very fun basket. Thanks for sharing. Posted: 9:46 am on May 22nd
RobJ98167 writes: NDJunkgirl- I am originally from Fairdale N.D., have lived out here (Seattle) since I was 2- we visited every other year. I can attest to the fact that ND does have great junk and great people Posted: 2:25 pm on May 21st
NDJunkGirl writes: Love the basket! Also love the fact it's from my home state...we've got great junk here in North Dakota! Posted: 11:01 am on May 21st
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