Example Succulent Container

by Jacki
(Grand Forks, B.C. Canada)

Wedding cake three tiered satellite dish planter

Wedding cake three tiered satellite dish planter

Wedding cake three tiered satellite dish planter
Sedum pluricaule, one of my favorite Sedum

My succulent container is a satellite dish planter, made from several old satellite dishes that have been discarded.

I punched holes in the bottom for drainage, and painted the edges with my favorite Blue Fox Farm blue paint. Planted with Sempervivum and Jovibarba, these dishes will stay outside all year, gradually filling in with more chicks as they propagate themselves.

Rarely watered, never fertilized, the three tiered wedding cake will eventually need to be taken apart for rebuilding and rejuvenating.

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May 12, 2011
May I see the rest?
by: Barbara

Hi, I'm just wondering how to see my own and others entries. Love the wedding cake!

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Please be patient as sometimes it takes some time to go through the entries and publish them - due to different time zones around the globe, your entry may not be published immediately.

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Feb 17, 2011
Great Recycling
by: Ed In Nebraska

Now that's a use for used dishes that I never thought of. No landfill madness here.

Jan 09, 2011
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