I love recycling. The idea of reusing something and giving it a whole new purpose is a real bonus. I get loads of comments about the weird and wonderful ways in which I turn potentially useless items into something bespoke and unique.
My latest invention is my unique strawberry planters!
I had some plastic spools a while ago from the factory that my husband works at and I asked for ideas on how I could use them within the garden. I knew that there would be something useful that I could do with them.
I have since decided that they would be ideal planters for strawberries as the inside sections were the ideal size for one plant.
Here are a few pictures of the planters being built and the final product displaying the strawberries in all of their glory!
My vast selection of strawberries are also looking fantastic in my hanging baskets. I can’t wait for the harvest as I know that they have been safely planted away from the army of slugs and snails that would love to devour them!