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Pretty happy with these planters!

Postby kelly_m » Jul 07, 2011 11:13 pm

Since I've decided to "rest" my veggie bed, I've added beans to a couple of my planters. I usually do bush beans, but figured climbing ones would work better. got a couple of obelisks to go in them and got this:
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Then there's this one....all filling in nicely!
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Re: Pretty happy with these planters!

Postby Scrapinthehat » Jul 08, 2011 2:08 am

Well you should be happy with these K, they look fantastic. I love obelisks!
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Re: Pretty happy with these planters!

Postby Smitty » Jul 08, 2011 9:20 am

ya did good kid :D
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Re: Pretty happy with these planters!

Postby kelly_m » Jul 08, 2011 9:28 am

Scrapinthehat wrote:Well you should be happy with these K, they look fantastic. I love obelisks!

Thanks Lynn and Scrappie!

I like obelisks too.....surprisingly theses are my ery first ones that I haven't made out of sticks and wire!!LOL
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Re: Pretty happy with these planters!

Postby Trailblaze1 » Jul 11, 2011 10:30 am

Very nice! Both of them look well-cared for and happy.
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Re: Pretty happy with these planters!

Postby Eeyore » Jul 11, 2011 10:32 am

I love those planters Kelly. Never thought of adding beans to my planter!
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Re: Pretty happy with these planters!

Postby kelly_m » Jul 11, 2011 11:44 am

Like Brenda...I like to make my own planters...these ones surprised me with how much I like them!!! Very little care, though I did pinch back the variegated plant (which smells like a mint BTW) to encourage branching. They just get watered daily and fertilized every couple of weeks.

The beans have reached the top of the obelisks now.....
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Re: Pretty happy with these planters!

Postby bluewillow » Jul 26, 2011 5:50 pm

Great job with the planters, K. Wish I had a railing or two .....

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Re: Pretty happy with these planters!

Postby B_BQ » Jul 26, 2011 7:24 pm

Oh yes! Lovely planters K. I adore obelisks, small ones, medium ones, large ones and very large ones. They are a great medium for anything that grows upwards! Fabulous idea to grow pole beans on one. Why not I say? :lol:
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Re: Pretty happy with these planters!

Postby kelly_m » Jul 27, 2011 9:42 pm

Well hopefully my planters survived my 10 days away....My neighbour snuck over to do some watering for me but we have been on a full watering ban so it was nice she did what she did. I havelost my new guinea impatiens but for the most part everything has survived...with a little browning up. But there is still plenty of summer left, I say!!LOL
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