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Thursday, October 15, 2015

Sedums Planted In Recycled Farm Junk ~ Thursday in the garden.

I have so many old and rusty poultry watering containers. Many began to leak years ago so I piled them into the storage shed near my feed room. Last spring I decided to use them as Sedum planters. The planters are hanging on the outside of my goose pen where there is plenty of sunshine and they're easy to water since I have to replace the water in the goose pen every day. ( The geese love to play in their water troughs.)
I bought some of the trailing non-sedums when they went on sale in the spring. The sedums themselves flourish in many plantings I did years ago so I simply pulled them up and planted them in the old poultry waterers.


Sedums planted in old cans I spray painted sitting in an old freezer basket I nailed to a poultry shed wall.
The same poultry shed wall with old pots and pans and a basket of sedums.
This sedum planting is hanging in my Blue Bottle Garden. It thrives here and drops new baby sedums beneath it. All the more sedum starts for next year's spring plantings.

10 comments:

Thistle Cove Farm said...

Kathy, these are all fabulous...each and every one! I adore sedums and just found out today they come in such a variety. I've only ever had two...the trailing variety and the tall rust colored.

happywonderer.com said...

Fun plantings!

FlowerLady Lorraine said...

These are great Kathy.

Happy Fall ~ FlowerLady

joanne said...

great idea. I've never planted sedums before, don't know much about them but if they are that easy to grow then I will have to check them out! Have a great autumn weekend.

Theresa said...

Awesome use of those items! Love the pictures! Sedums are my favorites! Enjoy your day dear friend, HUGS!

aspiritofsimplicity said...

They look great! I am pulling plants in from the porch as our weather is on it's way to getting cooler now.

Connie said...

I am a true lover of sedums . . . we have very dry hot weather and the family of sedum is always a good choice around here. Those buckets hanging on the fence are so pretty . . . very country and very charming. I love your Thursday in the garden posts :)
Have a lovely weekend.
Your blogging sister,
Connie :)

Daisy said...

You have such a green thumb, Kathy. These plantings are lovely.

Betty from My Irish Cottage Home said...

It looks beautiful. I am cleaning up our gardens and everything is so bare now.

Deanna said...

Love 'em!
You have made pretties out of this neat stuff.
Plants are beautiful.
Blessings,
d