Sunday, May 10, 2009
Mother's Day planters
Along about Mother's Day is the time Betty usually fills two wall planters we purchased in Savannah, GA., in 2002. The planters had chipping paint when we bought them at an antique store, but most of the pale green paint is gone now, replaced by rust. (HINT: Don't dare offer to repaint!)
In Evansville we had the planters on either side of the front door alcove. In Deerfield they reside on either side of the garage door and seem to get about the right amount of sun.
We use coconut fiber to hold the dirt for the plants. If you dry it out before you put it away for the winter, the fiber will last for several years.