Introduction: Upside-down Planter
In this Instructable the use of a popular style of planter usually store bought with flowers in them or found at the end of peoples driveways in october (here in Ontario Canada)
The tools needed for this Instructavle are as follows,
- sizers or some snips
- A thin sponge
- A garden shovel or big spoon whatever works
- A plant to use (peppers, tomatoes, eggplant the options are endless
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Step 1: Prepping the Planter
Remove all the dirt and save it to put back into the pot if you happen to get one with dead flowers in it.
Use your scissors a knife to cut the plastic circle on the bottom of the planter
shown circled in green in the photo
Step 2: The Use of the Sponge/foam
Take your sponge or piece of thin foam and using the sizers cut a line half way down the sponge and 2 cuts at the end of your first cut
Take your plant ant separate it from the rest for easier sponge attachment
Spred out the sponge/foam and place on the top of the plant before the soil
Step 3: Adding the Plant
Take your planter and hang it up
then take your plant with the sponge/foam on it and turn it upside down into the hole you just cut in the planter
fill with soil and water
Now you have to wait and watch
Painting the pot is optional, I just like to spice things up