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One of my gardening heroes, You Grow Girl, recently shared a smart idea for prettifying container gardens. You Grow Girl, aka Gayla Trail, often upcycles five-gallon buckets for tomatoes. While these buckets are very inexpensive and very good for planting, they aren't the prettiest, as you can see from this picture.

To see Gayla's solution to this eyesore, just

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Using twine and wicker curtains, she wrapped this natural exterior around the plastic bucket. While the solution may not last for much longer than a year or two, these materials can then be composted. Great solution!

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amber_castaldo amber_castaldo 9 years
I might have to take this idea for my own home once I move that is.
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
Very nice. What a great idea you can't even tell.
Jessamae22 Jessamae22 9 years
so cool! man, some people are so crafty!
tweet-hotpants tweet-hotpants 9 years
fantastic idea.
omlove omlove 9 years
gr8
ALSW ALSW 9 years
Looks great!
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