Make your own FLOWER TOWER!

Flower Tower 1 and 11We see flower towers all the time in luscious yards and gardens. But did you know that it would be this easy to make one yourself? This easy and customizable DIY will have your yard looking classy in just under an hour at minimal cost.

Materials:

  • 4-foot galvanized wire fencing with 2-inch x 4-inch openings
  • Landscape fabric
  • 6-inch black zip ties
  • 13 1⁄2-inch flower pot

Tools:

  • Leather palm or cut-resistant work gloves
  • Utility knife
  • Garden spade
  • Aviation snips or tin snips
  • Scissors

Step 1: Form the tower from wire fencing according to the size of the pot you will be using

Flower Tower 2

Step 2: Zip-tie the ends of the wire fencing together to form an unbroken cylinder

Flower Tower 3

Step 3: Cover the inside of the fencing with landscape fabric

Flower Tower 4

Step 4: Zip-tie the landscape fabric to the wire fencing

Flower Tower 5

Step 5: Fill the tower with potting soil

Flower Tower 6

Step 6: Fill the rest of the pot with potting soil, using the soil around the edge of the pot to hold the tower in place

Flower Tower 7

Step 7: Cut holes in the landscape fabric

Flower Tower 8

Step 8: Plant the flowers in the holes that you cut, spacing them out evenly

Flower Tower 9

Step 9: Finish off the tower with some flowers on top

Flower Tower 10

Step 10: Enjoy!

Flower Tower 1 and 11

Source: http://gardenclub.homedepot.com/build-a-flower-tower/

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s