Adding Vertical Garden Interest with a Funnel

May 31st, 2012 in member junk     
Carlene Carlene, member
4 users recommend


We had a broken broom or shovel handle on hand and forced it into the funnel hole, added soil and a couple of red lantana.  The funnel sure will get noticed (once the flowers are blooming) with its new loftier position.


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, seasonal, metal, country, outdoor spaces, aluminium-metallic

Comments (8)

LloydsLandingofSears writes: I'm going to try this with a shiny milking machine funnel to see how it comes out! Your idea is a favorite of mine, as it is more rustic, but we'll see how the garden looks when I take a photo next summer :) Posted: 11:09 am on November 30th
Carlene writes: Thanks! Posted: 4:11 pm on June 16th
gadgetsponge writes: Fantastic! Anything galvanized rules. That lantana is going to take off with all that space and sun! Posted: 9:05 am on June 10th
MakinItHappen writes: Ohmygosh! I'm going to go and look for a big ole funnel right now. I love that. Posted: 9:44 am on June 3rd
SeaGlassLady writes: Excellent idea...I love this repurposing project! Posted: 8:50 am on June 3rd
artteachergirl writes: I bought a huge funnel at an Estate Sale a few weeks ago with the idea of planter in mind. However, I was going to attach it to the side of my potting shed...like this idea much better! Nice job!! Vicki Posted: 8:23 am on June 3rd
chippingcharm writes: I love it too...thinking I might need some more "vertical interest" in my garden too...another great idea :) Laurel Posted: 4:23 am on June 2nd
suewhitney writes: Great idea! Love it...

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 6:16 am on May 31st
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