I love collecting many things including colanders

River birch tree filled with my colander/planters... used coffee filters and coco liners to hold in the moisture so flowers can grow.
  • House Of Hawthornes
    House Of Hawthornes Columbus, OH
    Yes, I love it!!! I just need to add some chain to mine and hang them up.
  • Jeanette S
    Jeanette S Atlanta, GA
    This is adorable! It game me an early morning giggle!
  • Robyn
    Robyn Phoenix, AZ
    ahh, such clever thinking. I will be thinking of coffee filters now anytime this happens!

    Thank you :)

  • CeeJai
    CeeJai Stockbridge, GA

    Yes, I put the coco liner first and then the coffee filters (3)... if I just use the coco liners the water ran through too

  • Robyn
    Robyn Phoenix, AZ
    This is great CeeJai. Hey, do you put the coffee filters in as a liner?
  • Cindy Mink
    Cindy Mink Winston Salem, NC
    The gardening and 'old kitchen tool lover' that I am...this has to be incorporated into my garden next summer! (It's a good thing I retired this year...and people have the nerve to ask what I do with my time...lololol)
  • CeeJai
    CeeJai Stockbridge, GA
    Thank you all, I have such fun in my yard and inside my home.

    I just have to say I LOVE Hometalk it allows me to share my creativity - years ago people called me crazy now they say I'm

  • Myna Copeland
    Very good idea!
  • FunkyJunk Interiors - Donna
    I LOVE this idea! No drainage hole worries indeed! I totally want to try this next summer. :)
  • Phyllis.evangelist
    Phyllis.evangelist Ashville, NY
    Love it!!!
  • Brenda M
    Brenda M Pittsburgh, PA
    I love this!! I am going to start collecting some of these now. Great idea!
  • Douglas Hunt
    Douglas Hunt New Smyrna Beach, FL
    @Becky, that is just what I was thinking about the drainage.
  • Becky
    Becky Blair, NE
    Yes Susan, why haven't you? Get busy girlfriend.
  • Susan S
    Susan S Fredericksburg, VA
    Adorable CeeJai!! I have a metal colander w/dirt already in it and succulents laying right next to it. Why haven't I put it together yet??
  • Becky H
    Becky H Tampa, FL
    Great idea CeeJai! AND you don't have to worry about putting in drainage holes. 8-)

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