Tipsy Pot help needed

toomuchglass(5)June 5, 2010

This is the 2nd year I've had them up ... I've taken them down now. I just can't figure out how to keep the dirt in them so I can plant real flowers in them . Since the pots are tipped - my dirt kept washing out . Is there a secret to doing this ? Last year - I had a mix of tiny gravel & dirt in each one - and stuck silk flowers in them. They blew away ...LOL . I'd love to re-do them .... could you share your ideas on how to keep real OR silk flowers in them ??

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I've had silk flowers in mine for several years. I put a piece of styrofoam in the bottom, stick in the flowers, add the fake moss, and even in some heavy duty windstorms (over 40 mph) nothing has blown away. I do have a couple of small spider plants in the tipsy pot in my backyard, and I put the bark mulch in there and just water with the hose on low. No problem with the dirt washing out unless I have the water coming out too hard.

Hope you can solve your tipsy pot problem and get to enjoy them.
hugs, Karen

    Bookmark   June 5, 2010 at 10:28PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Hi all
I couldn't edit the subject...sorry ... I was thinking...
Working with crushed gemstones
Maybe this is a question to a wrong forum, but I see...
Re purposing A Window
Hi, I just got all new windows for my house, and don't...
gabby811 6 NJ
Hanging Garden Globes
Here's one of my favorite garden junk projects ever:...
Changing Landscape part TWO
The time has come. A new idea is a must come spring....
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™