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Thumb of 2014-11-01/chickhill/81c413@chickhill submitted this image in the Containers category of the The 2014 All Things Plants Photo Contest.

chickhill added a caption:Hollow log planter
Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
Cottage Gardener Houseplants Spiders! Heucheras Frogs and Toads Dahlias
Hummingbirder Sedums Winter Sowing Peonies Region: Michigan Garden Ideas: Level 2
Nov 19, 2014 9:56 AM CST
chickhill I'm madly in love with this planting/pic. The shades of green are wonderful. The texture is sublime.

Does this planter over winter for you or is it annual? I am going to have to go through my wood pile and see if I can find a log or two that I can hollow out.

Again, stunning! Thank you for sharing.
Name: Linda
Tennessee (Zone 7a)
Container Gardener Ferns Enjoys or suffers hot summers Canning and food preservation Cactus and Succulents Keeper of Poultry
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Nov 19, 2014 10:13 PM CST
Thank you. Welcome! Someone had given hubby 2 sections of a hollow log to try bongo drums years ago (kept in dry). He never made the drums so I turned them into planters this year. Whistling Don't know how long they will last out in the weather. I did pretreat with termite/ant spray before I planted them.
Some more albums, stringy stonecrop. Little Missy is the one in front but she is not hardy in my zone 7a. I have to bring a pot of it inside for the winter. If you would like cuttings next spring let me know. I tip my hat to you.

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