top level planter!!

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hi all!! ive done a little DIY top level planter!! im not sure what alse to call it :) well here it is i hope u all enjoy!! :)

what u will need
a pond plant, where the leaf's grow out of the water
an small pond basket, one with large holes
a small amount of gravel
2 heater suction clips
a bucket handy

first cut the pond basket to the hight u want

then put your plant in the handy bucket and remove from the pot and wash as much of the potting mix of as u can
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when it bulk of it is gone take it out of the bucket and wash all the potting mix of that u can see

then arange it in the pond basket and put a small hand full of gravel on the roots so it dosent float away
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next place your heater clips in the spot u want on the pond basket
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then give it a little dip in some tank water or treated water that u would put in your tank at water change time then add the plant to your tank

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then sit back and wait for it to grow i will put a update up in around a months time and i hope it has grown some lovely roots
i hpoe u have all enjoyed my DIY!! :)

if life is dishing u lemons,find someone who is getting vodka and another with lemonaid
and have a dame good party!!
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Miss Nicki replied the topic: Re: top level planter!!

Very nice Hun! I might have to try this! :)
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mroylands replied the topic: Re: top level planter!!

it seem to be doing well still, its growing not dieing so heres a up date theres a few roots starting to form
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if life is dishing u lemons,find someone who is getting vodka and another with lemonaid
and have a dame good party!!
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