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DIY or less expensive alternatives to 'Wooly Pocket' wall planters?

I really love the concept behind Wooly Pocket wall planters, but they are a little pricey for me. Is there a cheaper version available somewhere, or are there any DIY solutions?
posted by BuddhaInABucket on Apr 4, 2013 - 5 answers

 

Can I grow herbs in an indoor wall-mounted planter?

Can I grow herbs that hang on the wall indoors and make them look nice too? [more inside]
posted by RobotVoodooPower on Oct 24, 2012 - 6 answers

Will evergreen shrubs survive a Calgary winter in planters?

Will any coniferous shrubs survive the winter in planters on my deck? I am in Calgary Alberta, zone 3a. [more inside]
posted by photoexplorer on May 28, 2012 - 8 answers

How can we measure sun and plant a garden in our urban patio?

What's the best way to determine how much sun our back patio gets? And what's the best way to plant an urban garden on a concrete back patio? [more inside]
posted by two lights above the sea on Mar 31, 2012 - 14 answers

How should I treat the inside of my whiskey-barrel planters?

I have two half-whiskey-barrels that I want to use as planters. How can I prevent them from rotting out in a few years? [more inside]
posted by jquinby on Feb 25, 2012 - 7 answers

I ♥ cukes.

Seattle indoor gardening: are there any reasons why I shouldn't grow cucumbers in my bedroom this winter? [more inside]
posted by halogen on Dec 8, 2009 - 9 answers

Large decorative plants that will survive in a container on a Seattle deck

What plants are suitable for putting on our deck in Seattle? There's no yard/soil, so they must live in containers. The deck is quite large so I was thinking about large decorative plants like small trees or some form of bamboo. Climate-wise, we have the typical PNW weather of moist winters that only fall below freezing a few days out of the year. Also, we are completely ignorant of gardening and would rather have something that can survive with a minimum of attention.
posted by matildaben on Nov 18, 2008 - 11 answers

How do I make a planter for a sloped driveway?

How do I make a planter box for a sloped driveway? [more inside]
posted by The corpse in the library on Sep 4, 2007 - 5 answers

DIY Planters

I want to add some plants to my deck and I'm looking for planters, or rather looking for industrial materials which might make good planters that can be bought for cheap. I spent hours on my Tandy looking through Google and Froogle, but can't seen to find anything appropriate. What I'm dreaming about would be any sort of tub or industrial looking trough or whatever which could be adapted to hold various plants. Metal and wood are the desired materials. If anyone has advice about where to go, how to look, or on specific materials that might make good planters, please post!
posted by chaz on Jul 14, 2004 - 9 answers

Roasted Salted Nuts

Thanks to a MeFi friend, I postally exchange my favourite weakness (American, Virginia-grown peanuts, the best in the world) with theirs ( >70% cocoa dark chocolate). As the next exchange is coming up and my scant experience of U.S. nuts is limited to Beer Nuts and Planter's Cocktail Peanuts, I need to know what other roasted, salted, expertly packed American nuts are worth trading for? [More inside.] [more inside]
posted by MiguelCardoso on Apr 26, 2004 - 33 answers

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