Hollowed out stumps or logs!

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by Nunie, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. Nunie

    Nunie Chillin' With My Peeps

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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!
     
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  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Call a tree service.
     
  3. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays Premium Member

    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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  4. Nunie

    Nunie Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    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
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    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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  6. Nunie

    Nunie Chillin' With My Peeps

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

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