“Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat. In our mad rush for progress and modern improvements let's be sure we take along with us all the old-fashioned things worth while.” Laura Ingalls Wilder

Monday, January 26, 2009


A new twist to container gardening. Try turning an old hard plastic wading pool into the perfect large scale container garden. Check out the directions here. There are many other urban gardening ideas that I am going to try in addition to my traditional garden ... such as using old tires, burlap bags, etc. I just happen to have an old wading pool that is seldom used. This plan may yield my salad garden freeing up more garden space for larger crops.

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5 comments:

Margie said...

that's very cool!

Maggie Ann said...

I love innovative ideas like this! Its almost time to plant seeds inside isn't it. The one year I did...we were richly rewarded. I'd like to do it again this year, thanks for the inspiration here.

Jada's Gigi said...

Those plants aren't growing just now are they?!? don't you have feet of snow?

Felisol said...

Dear Mrs. Mac,
I got a garden calendar for Christmas from my German friend.
This week there's a poem about the gardener in the garden in winter.
I thought of you and smiled.
From Felisol

Mrs. Mac said...

Cheryl ... that's a flicker photo used as an example. Yes, we still have two feet of compact snow.