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After twenty-two years or so, our Globe Café Grill finally stopped working. My husband didn’t really want to set it out on the curb for trash pickup,...
We decided where we wanted to place the gril in the backyard, and then we looked at it from all angles to decide what we wanted to see when it was don...
Once we figured out what we wanted, we made of a list of the plants and supplies that we would need, and off we went shopping. Some of the plants and...
Back from the store and ready to plant: First, we put the piece of window screen in the grill globe. Next, we put in the coconut shell.
The pea pebbles went in next and then the potting soil.
As the potting soil was added the lumps were worked out.
Once the soil was ready for planting, we placed the plants where we wanted them and then stood back and looked at the grill from all angles to make su...
We made impressions in the soil so we’d know approximately where to place each plant.
We started with the two spike plants first, since they were in the back row.
Next, we planted the four sweet potato ivy plants along the sides of the grill globe.
Last, we planted the two coleus plants in front of the spike plants and in between the potato ivy plants.
After all the plants were planted in the grill globe, we added soil around all of the plants and firmly patted it down to give the plants support and ...
After we planted all of the plants in the grill globe, it was time to plant the pots. When we were out shopping, we did not find any pots we liked fo...
Next we planted marigolds in the self-watering pots. These were placed on the swinging doors of the grill. We chose marigolds because we wanted brig...
At this point, I lost my planting partner, so I wasn’t able to do step-by-step photographs of the rest of the creation process. I started planting th...
Second, I planted the other ceramic pot. It doesn’t have drainage holes either, so I put a good layer of pea pebbles in the bottom before I added the...
As I was taking the final pictures of the grill, I realized I wasn’t satisfied with the wind chimes in the dome. The chimes just didn’t fill up the s...
When I was taking photographs of the grill, I noticed that we had a friend onboard…
Oh, one more thing, our garden friends would like to say thank you for hanging out at The Grill.
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