05 Jul '11, 3pm

It's Shoe Time For Container Gardening

It's Shoe Time For Container Gardening

I tried my hand at container gardening this year and one of the things I did (which is pictured) was take an old pair of shoes, take out the insoles, drill a few holes in the bottom and fill the pair with soil and some plants. The purplish plant is Bugleweed and the other is Spotted Dead Nettle. The picture was taken after a month on my balcony and they both seem be doing well. I think it's a fun way to reuse some old shoes (of which we've all got plenty) and people seem to enjoy them!

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