Recycling old tires!!!!!

moringaplaceMarch 13, 2013

This is one idea of how recycling tires!

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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL

I bet that gives you warmer soil much quicker!

    Bookmark   March 13, 2013 at 11:07AM
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LullabyF360

You should paint the outside of them (or have some bored kids do it lol!) or write the name of what you've sowed in them.

I bet you now don't have to worry about weeds growing amongst them, damage from moles & a few other animals, you don't have to worry about everything wash away with heavy rain.

    Bookmark   March 13, 2013 at 11:40AM
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PTLandscape

Tires can even be used to create retaining walls to stabilize an earth bank. When using them for this purpose, begin by laying a level course of tires. Fill these tires completely with sand, soil, or gravel. Try to eliminate any holes or pockets in the tires that might provide a haven to vermin like mice or rats. Atop the first course of filled tires, add another row, positioning them one-quarter to one-third of the way back on the first course. This will give the wall some slope and add stability. Also, place the tires with staggered joints, that is, in bricklayer-fashion.

    Bookmark   June 11, 2013 at 12:52AM
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