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wschlegel
Katy, TX

May 24, 2011
8:24 AM

Post #8584152

After about 3 hours of dis-assembling an old mattress and having spings all over the place...I have found my first use for a few of them. Keeps the cats out (they love fresh soil, for pottying) and plant can vine around.

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sunkissed
Winter Springs, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 24, 2011
8:29 AM

Post #8584163

Hey that's a pretty good idea for keeping the squirrels out too...they just love to dig in my seedling pots.

ifantail

ifantail
Englewood, FL

May 24, 2011
9:22 AM

Post #8584289

It looks like it will be a good support for the plant as it grows.
J2222
Southern California, CA

May 24, 2011
10:07 AM

Post #8584386

Nice idea!! You'll have fun finding other places for the springs.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

May 24, 2011
5:40 PM

Post #8585174

what a clever idea
wschlegel
Katy, TX

May 25, 2011
6:35 AM

Post #8586060

Thanks y'all.
curvesarein
Kingman, AZ
(Zone 7b)

May 25, 2011
10:44 AM

Post #8586583

Hey, great idea. If you painted it with bright paint like perwinkle (blue/purple) it could be striking art with the plant. But there is nothing wrong with natural either!

This message was edited May 26, 2011 11:04 AM
wschlegel
Katy, TX

May 26, 2011
7:04 AM

Post #8588149

Thank you, Im thinking I will paint a few this weekend. I love color!
kajunbell
Abbeville, LA

May 30, 2011
4:53 AM

Post #8596139

that is very creative!! I love it.
biddy52
BROOKFIELD
Australia

August 28, 2012
3:05 PM

Post #9257431

wschlegel wrote:Thank you, Im thinking I will paint a few this weekend. I love color!


Clever idea and you could come up with all sorts of things out of the springs!

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