rusty stuff for garden.

danaoh(SWOhio zone 6)June 23, 2013

Where do you find it?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
nonacook(8bFL)

I find it EVERYWHERE! I go to thrift shops, yard sales,
junk yards, and pick up things beside the road!
If it is metal, and not rusty, there are ways to make it rust.
Google--or pinterest--"how to rust junk"
There are even ways to make wood look like rusty metal.
I sometimes find more than I can use-LOL

    Bookmark   June 24, 2013 at 10:29AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Marlene Kindred

You might try a barn sale too! I found a ton of stuff in a PA barn sale last fall. Also yardsales are good place and thrift stores.

    Bookmark   June 25, 2013 at 12:04AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
oldgraymare(4 WI)

Put a cup of salt in spray bottle and fill with water...shake good and mist your metal. Do a couple times a week and it will rust fairly fast.

    Bookmark   June 26, 2013 at 11:10AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
popmama Zone 5(5)

In the trash or at estate sales. Head for the garage first! I love rusty old junk.

    Bookmark   June 27, 2013 at 11:37PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
eclecticcottage(6b wny)

Sales (yard, garage, barn), trash and the neighbors (old tool heads that the handles rotted off of most recently). I mostly avoid estate sales here since most of them are over priced, but I've had luck at some private ones (I got a bunch of old crates and things at one private estate sale at a farm). Garbage picking is hard now for anything metal, since so many people are "scrapping". You can also try freecycle or craigslist.

    Bookmark   June 28, 2013 at 12:35PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Hanging Garden Globes
Here's one of my favorite garden junk projects ever:...
janetgia
Using paint samples outside ?
Hi all ! I was wondering if anyone knows if we can...
Lilyfinch z7 mid tn
My Summer Project - Potting Shed Makeover
We had a cute little shed used for storage of our mower,...
luvs2click
Dehydrator trays
Does anyone have ideas for recycling food dehydrator...
hokypuk
Chain link fence arbor how-to ideas?
I have a new chain link fence running from my house...
servelan
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™