Trying to hang cabbage....someone help! LOL

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  1. csummer8882

    csummer8882 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do I even get thru the "stem" to make a hole? I tried using a wooden dowel to bang it thru and the dowel busted so I had to cut the cabbage in half. *sigh* Totally defeated what I was trying to do. Any suggestions to to make the hole? Thank you!
     
  2. starhobo14

    starhobo14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Drill?... Or me personally I would go to a farm store or the like and get a 'Cabbage Ball'. You put the whole head in it and it has a little chain you can hang it from. I thought it seemed like a cool idea.
     
  3. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    Hmmm...I've never hung a cabbage, but I think a corkscrew would work well. You know, the kind that you open wine with? Seems like you could tie a string to the handle and work the corkscrew into the cabbage and hang it.
     
  4. jomoncon

    jomoncon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hang cabbage a lot. My DH, who likes every electrical tool there is, drilled a hole through it with a small spade bit & then ran the string though it. I've found it easiest to use an ice pick & then thread a zip tie through that hole. Then I tie string to the zip tie.
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  5. csummer8882

    csummer8882 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome idea! Thank you soooo much! :)
     
  6. csummer8882

    csummer8882 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone for the great tips! :) I appreciate it all!
     
  7. Clay Mudd

    Clay Mudd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's much better than my current approach, which involves a long nail, bailing wire, and a certain amount of bad language.
     
  8. starhobo14

    starhobo14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You pretty much described how I approach my life... lol
     
  9. carladababe

    carladababe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess I'm just lazy, I roll the cabbage into the run. They chase and peck at it, and it's gone in no time. [​IMG]
     
  10. Clay Mudd

    Clay Mudd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That actually works great; it's just not as funny as the cabbage pinata.

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