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kdm1000
Edelstein, IL

March 12, 2012
4:28 PM

Post #9040055

best way to display an old school desk in the lawn
keepingactive
Thousand Oaks, CA
(Zone 10a)

March 12, 2012
5:55 PM

Post #9040176

Not sure I'd want to put it out where the elements would/could get to it. I'd definitely would put on several coats of marine varnish (non yellowing) to protect it from wet. Sue

ecnalg

ecnalg
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

March 12, 2012
6:21 PM

Post #9040207

It might be a good idea to use a few pavers as a base for it so that the base/legs would not be in direct contact with the dirt. Sounds interesting, though, and a great place to display a plant.
keepingactive
Thousand Oaks, CA
(Zone 10a)

March 12, 2012
8:48 PM

Post #9040468

ecnalg
Good idea!
kdm1000
Edelstein, IL

March 17, 2012
6:05 PM

Post #9046573

DH was trying posts to see if they would go through as I had been having problems getting them through. Of course the one he did the desk about did go through. Go figure! Any way I actually do have an old metal desk out in the yard as a planter. It has been there for years. I had to take the wooden seat off cause it fell apart. I had an old kettle with plants where the seat was for a long time. Now there is just the desk part left.
Thanks for your input tho.

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