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Recycled wheelbarrow - turned it in to a bog garden

drc726

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The frame rusted off my wheelbarrow so as I had a Bressingham Blue Hosta and Polystichum polyblepharum (Japanese tassel fern) that needed help I thought I would make the barrow into a bog garden in a shady area of the garden. I have added a new fern in the centre and hope the 3 plants will cohabit happily.

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That's a lovey idea I am sure it will mature nicely.

20 Jul, 2018

 

That will look good - though the little critic sitting in the corner seems to be a bit dubious!
Great idea.
I thought Polysticum liked well drained soil though?

20 Jul, 2018

 

Yes Steragram perhaps bog garden is the wrong word as it is moist but drains well

20 Jul, 2018

 

Great idea ! It's good to recycle stuff :)

21 Jul, 2018

 

Good idea Denise, I make use of lots of past their sell-by dates items, with a bit of creativity most things can be recycled...

21 Jul, 2018

 

It looks lovely nice touch with the little girl she s lovely. Added to GoY pedia feature ideas.

21 Jul, 2018

 

Thanks everyone

21 Jul, 2018

 

That is a good idea.

22 Jul, 2018

 

Thanks Linda

22 Jul, 2018

 

That's good !
... I've added to GoYpedia.

30 Jul, 2018

 

Thanks TT

30 Jul, 2018

 

Sadly, 'Bog Garden Plants' is not one of my GoYpedia pages ... otherwise I would have added it there too ... your design is such a nice project that could be done by people with small gardens and by newcomers to gardening. So I've now added it to Small Gardens also.

30 Jul, 2018

 

Thanks TT

31 Jul, 2018

 

I love this. The only problem is when I see a good idea like this I want to "recycle" it for my own space. If I keep doing that Ill end up with no space at all.

31 Jul, 2018

 

Lol I know just what you mean

1 Aug, 2018

 

Great idea Denise hope it does well

20 Jun, 2019

 

Thanks Sanbaz

20 Jun, 2019

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