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Posted on 21 February 2011 by urbangardencasual.com

DIY Upside Down Planters With Style

By Mindy McIntosh-Shetter

Upside down planters have been around for years but some ingenious individuals are using what they already have instead of falling for horticulture consumerism.

Everyone has something sitting around that can be converted into an upside down planter.

Hanging baskets, food-grade plastic buckets, bottles, and even planters can find a new life as upside down planters.

But what is the gardener supposed to do if they want an upside down planter that is both stylish and functional at the same time. The answer to this gardening faux pas is the lonely steel can.

Steel cans that have had their first life as food storage containers work perfect. They come in assorted sizes that range from short and fat to slender and thin and everything in between. But what makes these DIY upside down a planter different is that they are covered in a stylish finish.

Directions for this Stylish Upside Down Planter

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Posted on 27 May 2008 by urbangardencasual.com

Upside Down Tomatoes

By Cindy Naas

Recently, I received an email from a friend asking my opinion on growing tomatoes upside down.

Honestly, I didn’t have an opinion at the time, although I did suggest that the person eat a little something with her pinot noir before emailing me next time. However, after doing some research, I had to apologize to my friend.

Upside down tomato growing is becoming a popular way of adding tomatoes to a small garden.

I discovered that some people feel Read the rest of this entry »

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