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Cincinnati, OH, United States
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A cheap and easy way to grow your strawberries!

I have wanted to buy one of these types of things, but never have the extra cash for it. So, I thought I would make my own with stuff I had laying around my house.

You could probably try other plants too! I bet herbs and lettuces could do well in this planter!

I will post another pic once the strawberries start growing in!



  1. Step 1 1

    First get two pireces of wood about the same size. I found an old piece in my basement and cut it in half.

    Then take the hangers and straighten them out. Bend the wire into a circle like in the picture. Do this with all your hangers and make sure the circles are the same size. I used 6 hangers, but you could use more or less if you want it smaller or larger.

  2. Step 2 2

    Then attach the hangers together with the excess wire and build the frame. You could just buy one of those frames from a gardening store, but this way is a little cheaper!

  3. Step 3 3

    Attach the wire frame to the wooden stakes with wire or string. Straighten the hangers as much as possible as you work your way up the frame.

  4. Step 4 4

    Spread the burlap out and attach it to one side of the frame. I used hemp and just did I a little X stitch around each hanger circle.

  5. Step 5 5

    Roll the rest of the burlap around the frame and stitch it all together. Fold the top over and stitch that down as well.

  6. Step 6 6

    Cut holes in the burlap, making sure to leave enough space between each hole, so it will still hold it's shape.

    I left the bottom part of the hole still attached and just folded then inside once it was filled with soil. I'm not sure if it makes much of a difference, but it should strengthen the opening a little.

  7. Step 7 7

    Then fill it with soil from the opening at the bottom and plant your strawberries in the openings.

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And you're done!



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