Funk & Flash From Junk & Trash

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Funk & Flash From Junk & Trash

A group focused on creative recycling ideas for the Garden, Porches & Patios! "Make Gardens-Not Landfills"!

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Latest Activity: Jan 22, 2014

To Invent You Need a Good Imagination and a Pile of Junk - Thomas Edison

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Newspaper and Cardboard Recycling 8 Replies

There are so many uses for newspaper and cardboard recycling in the garden that I've gotten to the point that I can't live without this stuff. My first yard was built using the 'Layering or Lasagna"…Continue

Started by Sheri. Last reply by Jane Maarie Jan 27, 2011.

TRELLISES! 8 Replies

No matter what type of gardening you do, trellises are in demand! I had a strong wind hit and it just about took all my hollyhocks down right at the time of their prime bloom. I wound up having to…Continue

Started by Sheri. Last reply by Sheri Jan 22, 2011.

Greenhouses & Cold Frames / Re-purposing Old Windows & Doors 13 Replies

This year I have truly noticed a change in the weather patterns. I live in a coastal area and the fog banks this summer left me in a cold cloud for a couple of weeks. On several days the fog never…Continue

Started by Sheri. Last reply by Trina and Richie Oct 30, 2010.

What to do with ductwork...

My youngest son completed a college-course sheet metal program and was continually bringing "NEAT" stuff home to show us.  As scrap metal, it is too thin to have much weight or value.  Looking at…Continue

Tags: recycle, metal, sheet

Started by Harry Larsen Oct 27, 2010.

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Comment by Sheri on September 9, 2010 at 1:04am
Lena, Do not get discouraged. There are other things you can add as props to cover areas that are a bit untidy looking. Measure the metal barrel container and when your out-and-about, look at items that you can pick-up (free or very cheap) as cover up's. Getting blocks of wood at various different heights and putting pots on them can help to cover rough looking areas also. Free bricks can also come in handy. I use them everywhere. You can also build-up pedestals with old 12 x 12 tiles. Of course there are many more discussions on the way, so stay tuned! And keep your pretty chin-up!
Comment by Lena on September 8, 2010 at 9:42pm
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If this works you will see what I mean Last try was a flop
Comment by Diane SQ on September 8, 2010 at 9:00pm
Great group Sheri, It is fantastic to see all those ideas flowing....
Diane
Comment by Lena on September 8, 2010 at 8:27pm
I use anything I can get my hands on to grow in or with.
It all works, but it is a tidy persons worst nightmare.
Anyone with a neatness complex could get physically ill visiting me.
Comment by Sheri on September 7, 2010 at 6:52am
That's great Jenny! That's what it's suppose to do! I love discovering new things!
Comment by Jenny Freewalker on September 7, 2010 at 6:35am
Hi Sheri, thanks so much for starting this group and putting so much energy into it. Your discussion groups are stimulting me so much and every picture gets me going in different directions.
Comment by Gyda Marie Haynes on September 7, 2010 at 3:42am
I am a huge fan of recycling and reusing all sorts of things, indoors and out. I credit a lot of this to my Mom and Dad who were raised during the Great Depression. We never threw anything away when I was growing up since there was always another use for it later.
Comment by Sheri on September 7, 2010 at 2:09am
Welcome Jenni and all the new members too. Feel free to jump in and share ideas!
Comment by Jenni Werth on September 6, 2010 at 7:46pm
Hey! Thanks for starting this group! What an idea... am constantly thinking about things to recycle, collect , keep and reuse, but never had the idea of a group to share it! Excited!
Comment by Sandee Elvsaas on September 4, 2010 at 12:17pm
I also love to; recycle junk....in my garden or anywhere.....love the group
 

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