Garden Art forum: Recycled Yard Art

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Name: Sherrill
Elk Grove, CA (Zone 9b)
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Ecograndma
Apr 14, 2014 11:58 AM CST
I took an old square metal screen that was rusted, cleaned it up and spray painted it a glossy black. I then purchased two black shepherd hooks and used plastic ties to secure the screen to the hooks. I planted two different clematis (light purple - Will Goodwin and dark purple - The President). I placed this screen outside my office window and I have these beautiful flowers to look at and a little privacy as well.


Name: Vicki
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vic
Apr 14, 2014 12:06 PM CST

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BEAUTIFUL! Thank you so much for showing us Hurray!
Name: Susie
Leonard, Minnesota (Zone 3b)
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4susiesjoy
Apr 14, 2014 12:10 PM CST
That is so pretty! It must be lovely to have something pretty to enjoy while you're working. Smiling
Name: Debra
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lovemyhouse
Apr 14, 2014 12:33 PM CST
Great idea! I have two short crooks that look out of place, they are so insubstantial. Attaching something like that screen would be useful and much more attractive. Thank you for posting!
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Name: Sandi
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Bubbles
Apr 14, 2014 12:50 PM CST
Beautiful! Such a good idea!
Name: Becky (Boo)
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Boopaints
Apr 15, 2014 9:17 AM CST

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Wow, what an amazing project. You did a great job! And those blooms are so pretty! Lovey dubby
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Name: Marilyn
Greenwood Village, CO (Zone 5b)
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CDsSister
Apr 15, 2014 10:49 AM CST
Jackie of Blue Fox Farms has some great ideas in her newsletter.

http://www.bluefoxfarm.com/#axzz2yyTKIuAg

Such fun stuff.
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Name: Sherrill
Elk Grove, CA (Zone 9b)
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Ecograndma
Apr 15, 2014 2:26 PM CST
Thanks everyone for your nice comments. I love reusing items. I have bought so much stuff over the years and hate to throw some things away. I either see something that someone else has created and try to expand on it or make something on my own. Most of the time it doesn't come out the way I imagined it. But, I do love clematis and they love this little spot in my shady side yard and so the trellis works for them. I love the purple against the black.
Name: BlueFox
Grand Forks, B.C. Cdn. Zone 5A (Zone 4a)
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BlueFox
Apr 20, 2014 7:01 AM CST
CDsSister said:Jackie of Blue Fox Farms has some great ideas in her newsletter.

http://www.bluefoxfarm.com/#axzz2yyTKIuAg

Such fun stuff.


Thanks for the callout, Marilyn! Hurray!

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