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Alternative to Coir Basket Liners

By rosesse
June 16, 2015

Trish said in a recent podcast that she dislikes coir liners for baskets. So do I!

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Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Jun 15, 2015 6:14 PM CST
rosesse: Thanks for sharing this great tip! I once bought a yard of burlap fabric and cut it for use in wire baskets but the black landscape fabric is much more cost effective! I've used the coir many times over the years but it ends up getting messy looking ... especially if the birds and squirrels decide to yank it out! Green Grin!
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Name: Susan B
East Tennessee (Zone 6b)
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Jun 20, 2015 9:34 AM CST
I am doing wire baskets for the first time, and I used burlap as well. I'll give the landscape fabric a try- thank you for your tip, and you gave a very good explanation, and the photos helped too. Thank You!

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