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Great Idea for Large Planters

Great Idea for Large Planters

Here is a great idea for large planters. When it comes to filling the bottom of your large planters, you want something on the bottom to allow the water to drain out so your roots don’t rot.  You might use rocks or pieces of broken pots, but those can be really heavy and you might not be able to move your planter once you add your dirt and plants.

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Instead, cut up old pool noodles and put them on the bottom before you add your dirt and plants.  Pool noodles are lightweight and easy to find.  They will allow your water to drain out and won’t weigh your planter down.  You might even be able to move it around after you have planted it.

Great Idea for Large PlantersGreat Idea for Large Planters

If you like this idea, check out how to dry and spray paint gourds here. and how to spray paint your outdoor cushions here.  You might also be interested in this fun pumpkin painting idea that you can check out here.

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I got these large planters and the plants at Home Depot.  I love them and they add so much to my backyard.   The pool noodles have been laying around for some time.

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