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Slugs, bugs, hail and drought? This hosta can take it all!

Posted by nutmeg4061 5b (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 14, 13 at 22:14

Found on Pinterest and gave me a chuckle. I guess you could also paint it green :-)

Here is a link that might be useful: Made of Cement w/ Steel Rods


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RE: Slugs, bugs, hail and drought? This hosta can take it all!

Nutmeg, that's priceless! How clever too! I wouldn't mind one of these at all!
Thanks for the chuckle!


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Oh my gosh. That's really interesting and would make a great conversation piece! I notice no prices are mentioned on their site. But their site is being updated. I found more pictures on the attached link.

Here is a link that might be useful: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Concrete-Botanicals/134568176746401?ref=stream


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Very unique. I like it a lot!

DD


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Those petioles actually will turn red when the steel rusts. Only upkeep is to remove weeds and spray paint it every few years.


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Ha! I guess you could paint it any way you'd like. How would you go about registering that bad boy? ;)


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LOL Bernd! Red petioles!

Don B.


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Let's see the deer rip THOSE leaves off!!

Don B.


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I've been thinking about this idea since I posted it.
I'm now considering an attempt at this, something like a Blue Mouse Ears size, using powdered concrete coloring so the color would last forever. Hmmm...........


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They probably used galvanized steel rods though, no rust, but still can spray paint the petioles red.


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Love this idea .Will try these soon . Myrle , this will be our next project while Judy is visiting


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After my husband on the rampage to kill all the burdock weeds I am now on the hunt at the neighbours for the largest leaves I can find. I was trying for a coffee table but ran out of just portland cement and finished it off with quikcrete so broke in half . Lucky it was right down the center so ended up with two the same. Approx 2 1/2 ft leaves. Fun easy project . Now working on carving a house # plaque


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