Coconut Repurpose, Orchid Hanging Basket

Posted by @RobertB on
This time of year here in Florida the last round of coconuts is starting to fall to the ground. Neighborhood kids keep them picked up for the most part, but there are always a few that end up lying around. Here is a little repurpose project that you might find to be fun.

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Drab dried-up old coconut with husk and a small orchid.





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Cut around the top with a hacksaw just to the hard shell. Then score the top with knife.



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Using a knife, pop off the scored wedges.



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Rough edges trimmed up and ready for a hammer to pop the coconut shell.



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A few whacks with a hammer ... and drill a few holes in the bottom for drainage.



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This little beauty is ready for its new home.




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The coconut fiber retains moisture
for easy maintenance.


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Added a hanger hook and look how cute it is...

Hope you enjoyed this little repurpose.!!!
Happy 2015!

 
Comments and discussion:
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Update by RobertB May 13, 2017 4:59 PM 1
Untitled by weddyperry Apr 19, 2015 8:56 PM 1
Repurpose 2 by Floridatomata Jan 14, 2015 10:46 AM 0
I've got to try that! by DrKMcK Jan 13, 2015 11:09 AM 0
Fabulous! by flaflwrgrl Jan 12, 2015 11:49 PM 5
Super idea ! by greene Jan 12, 2015 10:11 PM 1
Love it by Ecscuba Jan 11, 2015 12:21 PM 0
great use of a natural resource by drdawg Jan 11, 2015 7:48 AM 0
Lovely! by tarev Jan 11, 2015 12:20 AM 0
Great idea!!! by klc Jan 10, 2015 11:40 PM 0



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