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Hollowed out stumps or logs!

post #1 of 6
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I really love the idea of using hollowed out stumps or logs as planters for flowers (and also solid ones for the chicken run at varying heights to entertain the flock). But I've been racking my brain and I have no idea where one finds those other than when your own tree has to be cut down or falls on it's own!

 

So where does one find big portions of felled trees? 

 

Thank you in advance!


Edited by Nunie - 2/14/16 at 11:34am

~Nikki :)

 

 

Current pets - I have 2 boy kitties, a snowshoe and a brown tabby!

 

Future pets - Adopt 1 or 2 rescue greyhounds, adopt a bonded pair of house bunnies, get a nice "little" flock of chickens (around 12-16, all different breeds!) and some serama chickens as pets! And cats, of course! :P

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~Nikki :)

 

 

Current pets - I have 2 boy kitties, a snowshoe and a brown tabby!

 

Future pets - Adopt 1 or 2 rescue greyhounds, adopt a bonded pair of house bunnies, get a nice "little" flock of chickens (around 12-16, all different breeds!) and some serama chickens as pets! And cats, of course! :P

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post #2 of 6

Call a tree service.

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Jesus Christ is my pilot.

My husband of 41 years is my best friend and co-pilot.

Enjoying my gardens.  My flock are my garden helpers.

Breeding a winter hearty flock with small combs and colored eggs.

Favorite breeds:  Dominique and EE.  Hatching addict.

 

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1084432/egg-gender-selection-survey

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1013154/byc-member-interview-laz...

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post #3 of 6

Yup, A tree service can help. Also sometimes just walking in the woods you can find neat stuff. Here is a planter I made from a hollow section of a cypress limb.

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I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. - Mark Twain

Whippoorwill Creek Farm, Glen, MS

Hatching eggs, chicks and started birds available in season. CSA garden forming now.

 

 

My Barn and Coop Page

About Me

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post #4 of 6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lazy gardener View Post
 

Call a tree service.

Thank you, I hadn't thought of that, although it seems like a very obvious solution lol

 

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Originally Posted by mississippifarmboy View Post
 

Yup, A tree service can help. Also sometimes just walking in the woods you can find neat stuff. Here is a planter I made from a hollow section of a cypress limb.

Very pretty! I had thought of walking through the woods to find stuff xD I was just a little skeptical of doing that because then you have to actually carry anything you find back out of the forest too lol

~Nikki :)

 

 

Current pets - I have 2 boy kitties, a snowshoe and a brown tabby!

 

Future pets - Adopt 1 or 2 rescue greyhounds, adopt a bonded pair of house bunnies, get a nice "little" flock of chickens (around 12-16, all different breeds!) and some serama chickens as pets! And cats, of course! :P

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~Nikki :)

 

 

Current pets - I have 2 boy kitties, a snowshoe and a brown tabby!

 

Future pets - Adopt 1 or 2 rescue greyhounds, adopt a bonded pair of house bunnies, get a nice "little" flock of chickens (around 12-16, all different breeds!) and some serama chickens as pets! And cats, of course! :P

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post #5 of 6

Check around and see who near you cuts and sells firewood. If they run across rotten logs, they're pretty much useless as firewood and they'd probably be happy to have you take them. 

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Rachel BB

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post #6 of 6
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Originally Posted by donrae View Post
 

Check around and see who near you cuts and sells firewood. If they run across rotten logs, they're pretty much useless as firewood and they'd probably be happy to have you take them. 

Great idea, thank you! I bet the chickens will love rotten logs! They're usually full of bugs, right? :)

~Nikki :)

 

 

Current pets - I have 2 boy kitties, a snowshoe and a brown tabby!

 

Future pets - Adopt 1 or 2 rescue greyhounds, adopt a bonded pair of house bunnies, get a nice "little" flock of chickens (around 12-16, all different breeds!) and some serama chickens as pets! And cats, of course! :P

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~Nikki :)

 

 

Current pets - I have 2 boy kitties, a snowshoe and a brown tabby!

 

Future pets - Adopt 1 or 2 rescue greyhounds, adopt a bonded pair of house bunnies, get a nice "little" flock of chickens (around 12-16, all different breeds!) and some serama chickens as pets! And cats, of course! :P

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