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How to repurpose a bird bath

Repurpose a Bird Bath

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Clean up the bird bath and put it where you want it to set.

Clean up the bird bath and put it where you want it to set.

Gather rocks...

Gather rocks...

Soil & plant cuttings.  I took cuttings from my garden that I know have shallow roots, since the bird bath isn't real deep.

Soil & plant cuttings. I took cuttings from my garden that I know have shallow roots, since the bird bath isn't real deep.

Fill bird bath with potting soil.  Normally I would first add a layer of gravel, for water drainage, but since this is shallow, I didn't, as the soil will dry out before any root rot would set in.

Fill bird bath with potting soil. Normally I would first add a layer of gravel, for water drainage, but since this is shallow, I didn't, as the soil will dry out before any root rot would set in.

Fill with your plants of choice.  Pick plants with shallow roots, succulents are excellent for this.

Fill with your plants of choice. Pick plants with shallow roots, succulents are excellent for this.

Arrange rocks around edge of planter.  This gives it eye appeal and helps keep soil in.

Arrange rocks around edge of planter. This gives it eye appeal and helps keep soil in.

Water throughly.

Water throughly.

Nice!

  • Bird bath
  • Soil
  • Plant cuttings of choice
  • Rocks