Thursday, July 2, 2015

Make your own FLOWER TOWER!

We see flower towers all the time in luscious yards and gardens. But did you know that it would be this easy to make one yourself? This easy and customizable DIY will have your yard looking classy in just under an hour at minimal cost.

  • 4-foot galvanized wire fencing with 2-inch x 4-inch openings
  • Landscape fabric
  • 6-inch black zip ties
  • 13 1⁄2-inch flower pot

  • Leather palm or cut-resistant work gloves
  • Utility knife
  • Garden spade
  • Aviation snips or tin snips
  • Scissors

Step 1: Form the tower from wire fencing according to the size of the pot you will be using

Step 2: Zip-tie the ends of the wire fencing together to form an unbroken cylinder

Step 3: Cover the inside of the fencing with landscape fabric

Step 4: Zip-tie the landscape fabric to the wire fencing

Step 5: Fill the tower with potting soil

Step 6: Fill the rest of the pot with potting soil, using the soil around the edge of the pot to hold the tower in place

Step 7: Cut holes in the landscape fabric for the flowers to be planted through

Step 8: Plant the flowers in the holes that you cut, spacing them out evenly

Step 9: Finish off the tower with some flowers on top

Step 10: Enjoy!

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