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has anyone made Gabion style garden containers?

I would like to make my own large outdoor planters, they dont need to move position, and I thought I could make baskets about 5cm wide from wire mesh of some sort,and fill with spare stone chippings. Any advice or thoughts much appreciated. In an ideal world i would recycle something instead of stone chippings, but thats too much to start with! Thanks.

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tulakalbeyo (author)2015-04-26

i'm also interested in how to pull this off... this is as close as i've come so far as to how to actually do it:

http://gardendrum.com/2012/04/21/how-to-build-a-gabion-wall/

Josehf Murchison (author)2013-08-16

If you like recycling try using colored bottles.

When I was a kid we got rounded flat stones from the lake shore to build decretive walls and walk ways.

Joe

mpilchfamily (author)2013-08-16

So what do you need to know? You can use bailing wire or zip ties to secure the ends of your wire mesh together.