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July 12, 2011

Green Your DIY: Let Your Ideas Bloom

Flowers planted in boots Whether you're a habitual tinkerer, an aspiring homesteader, or a hands-on parent in search of activities to fill a child's summer vacation, we've got you covered. This week we'll provide tips, ideas, and resources for green do-it yourself projects.

Tip #2: Plant a Creative Container Garden

Who says a flower has to grow in a pot? Look around the house for unique containers that can be recycled into planters. Old colanders, dresser drawers, and boots are a few of the items we've seen cleverly transformed into flowerbeds. Check out Treehugger's slideshow of unusual gardens to get your ideas flowing, then find instructions for 15 types of container gardens at Planet Green.

Share your tips: Where will you plant your garden?

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