I've been a fan of instructables for about a month now and finally I decided to create my first entry (*^.^) This project is super simple and involves no tools, just a bit of elbow grease moving bricks around. I thought of the idea because I wanted to find some way of reusing a pile of bricks in our backyard, and seeing as how it's spring time I have been filling everything I can with plants. Baskets, tins, tea cups... so why not a box out of bricks!
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Step 1: Pick a Spot and Add Layer One
Find a good spot for your planter box and clear the area of weeds or large rocks to make it level. Then create the first layer by placing four bricks next to each other so that a square is made in the space between them.
Step 2: Layer Two and Three of Bricks
For the second layer of bricks rotate the square 45 degrees as seen in the image, and for the top layer rotate the bricks back to their original position.
Step 3: Fill With Soil and Plant Away!
Fill up with whatever kind of soil you want, I used some leftover organic miracle grow potting mix I had from Home Depot for about $10. Then I planted a delphinium I got at Sprouts Farmers Market for $5, I also showed a columbine flower and small jalapeno pepper plant in the into. Plant whatever your heart desires, and you could even try making it taller if you like. Thanks for reading my first Ible and hope you enjoyed it (*>.<)