Tips for Moving Heavy Potted Plants Big outdoor planters are a great way to display flowers, but moving them is backbreaking. Here’s a simple way to cut the weight in half, with packing peanuts and improve drainage at the same time.
Provide drainage while keeping large pots light: Cut dollar store pool noodles and use as drainage material instead of stones. Large planters will be light enough to move later if needed. Cut up pool noodeles.
The Secret to Gorgeous Plant Pots (The Forever Home Project
Make cement cloth planters. Approximately a water/cement ratio. Add drainage holes in the planter before it completely hardens to prevent cracking. You may also want to apply a couple coats of cement sealer after the planter is dry.
If you want to give a surprise factor in your home, pick a hydrangea color that is in contrast to your home and place them in a large vase. This would make your visitors immediately focus on the arrangement and sooth their souls.
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