Giant Planter Box

August 7th, 2010 in member junk     
konarskio konarskio, member
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My dad is a long time employee for CASE Tractors.  This is an engine crate that was about to be discarded to the burn pile.  My little brother saw it...and knew it was for me!  So he snagged it and gave it to me for Christmas!  I was THRILLED!  I found the frame at the the Habitat for Humanity Store for $5.  I had no clue what it's original use was...but it worked for me perfectly.  A $9 peice of Lattice from Lowes and leftover black paint (which I have tons of!) and viola!  It is currently growing Day Lillies and Scarlet Runner Beans!  So beautiful!  Complete unit is over 9 feet tall!!


Pattern or design used: My Own Design - Amy's Garden Planter
posted in: member junk, container, wood, funky, garden, black, paint

Comments (6)

junkermidge writes: What a great project! I love it!
Midge Posted: 4:33 pm on August 10th
RustyDiva writes: Awesome container garden! Looks very well built - great job recycling. Posted: 10:40 am on August 9th
vanj writes: bet that is awesome looking send a pic of the flowers
vanessa Posted: 6:08 am on August 8th
Prior writes: great planter, nice save! Lezlee Posted: 11:48 pm on August 7th
MakinItHappen writes: Very cool! Your beans can climb as high as they want! Posted: 10:31 am on August 7th
cheriberri writes: Thats MY kind of Planter!!! Dont ya love it when family & friends 'feed' your junk habit? Posted: 8:59 am on August 7th
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