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Any ideas for transforming large pots to something cool?

zoellemaeJanuary 19, 2013
We just bought this house and there are trees there in these huge pot and when the palm go in the ground, I want to do something cool with in instead of throwing them out. Im not sure the actual dimensions of the pots there are.... HUGE. Any ideas??
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Are the pots wood?
    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 6:52PM
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Tricia Elkinton
Will you entertain here? Any need to add some "bar tables" to the sides of these? Hang some lights?? Call some friends over? You could add hinges to the tables and they could be raised if the occasion presented itself??
1 Like    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 6:58PM
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You could line them well the create a fountain inside and use the pot as a beautiful water feature! Or you could plant a garden in it or even take it apart to build a picnic table,etc
    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 10:44PM
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Jayme H.
Do u want to make a statement? With this size...they prettty much are already...How about putting an arborvitae (tall variety) in the middle/surrround it with ornamental shrub or grasses and hang out trailing plants all around the rim?..Also the arborvitaes could be shaped into topiaries or spirals....then stain the wood on the planter...Those would be very interesting planters.
    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 10:59PM
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Jayme H.
    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 11:02PM
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These are great. I love the weathering. I see a bar in their future. ;)
    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 11:03PM
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Jayme H.
A few grasses...plants will depend on climate compatibility
    Bookmark   January 19, 2013 at 11:07PM
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thank you all. wonderful ideas.
    Bookmark   January 20, 2013 at 3:40PM
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Jayme H.
If you don't want to use them in landscaping, or salvage the wood...I was thinking..turn them upside down and cut openings for a kid's playhouse, if u have kids.
    Bookmark   January 20, 2013 at 3:50PM
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