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Repurposed raingutters as growing containers!

Just - please - leave the Miracle Grow out of it :)


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Comment by georgia schweyer on April 24, 2009 at 3:25am
Now that... is to awesome ! Where were U when I was living in Ketchikan in 2007 and 2008 ?
I was very frustrated to, all though I did get some corn to grow along side the ocean. My neighbors were very impressed and so were the slugs, bears, ect...
Well, Iv'e gotta hand it to yah. This is very creative, what U have done here. Definitely a two thumbs up !
You go girl......... I am so........impressed~sincerely.
Comment by Cornelia on April 24, 2009 at 9:59am
Georgia, I can not take credit for this idea at all! The linked article is by an Iowa woman who now lives in Alaska. I'm just as impressed as you are!
Comment by Lisa Greene on April 24, 2009 at 11:47am
Brilliant!
Comment by Cornelia on April 27, 2009 at 9:57am
Look what I did this weekend at my ghetto fabulous raingutter farm! Turns out there was a discarded rain gutter just waiting to be transformed. I've placed my transplanted seedlings into the old raingutter, and will start planting right into once there is no more chance of cold weather. I'll keep posting photos as the project evolves.

Comment by Victoria Kate Brown on May 2, 2009 at 1:38pm
I hope you don't mind me saying this but I am amazed. Is that salad growing in your guttering? totally amazing!
Comment by Cornelia on May 19, 2009 at 2:17pm
Update on my gutter garden - we've got lettuces and self-irrigating containers in full sun!!

Comment by Cornelia on May 19, 2009 at 2:21pm
The view

Comment by Jennifer Fahy on May 19, 2009 at 2:33pm
Watch out! We're going to add you to next year's Tour de Farm!
Save the date: Boston's Tour de Farm urban farm bike ride is Sat, Aug 1! Details to come!

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