Gabion Planter from defunct clothes dryer

08.20.15
I turned an old clothes dryer drum into a planter for the front yard.
  • The dryer drum is sitting in the hole left from the dying Robelini Palm.
  • Hardware cloth cut larger than the drum and secured in the middle with wire ties. Landscape pins secure the wire mesh to the ground.
  • The 4" space is filled with 8 bags of Mountain Granite from Home Depot at $4/bag.
  • The top edge is finished with long-cut peat moss that will be a growing medium for trailing succulents.
  • The completed planter.
  • Heliane Ripley
    Heliane Ripley Fort Worth, TX
    I really like this idea and will pin it so hubby can help me make two of them.
  • Cynthia B
    Cynthia B Sebastian, FL
    Alexandra,,, you are kind. It has really grown and I need to prune and give away cuttings!
  • Alexandra Arena
    Alexandra Arena Forest Hills, NY
    This is the coolest thing ever!
Cynthia B
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