Creativity in the Garden

Hyams Garden & Accent Store

Have you ever heard of tipsy pots?  You’re in luck if you’re one of those gardeners that collect terra cotta pots.  Tipsy pots are, essentially, a leaning tower of pots filled with varying types of plants.

To begin, clear an area in your garden where you want your tipsy pot tower to go.  It’s a good idea to layer the ground with a material to prevent weeds from growing.  Next, take a piece of rebar (before determining the amount of rebar you’ll need, lay your pots on the ground to measure the height and then add 24” to give you the length for your rebar) and drive it down 2 feet.  This will provide the stability for the weight of the pots.

Next, thread a 12” round pot down the rebar for your base and pack it with wet soil so that it’s firm.  Using 4 10” round clay pots…

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