pumpkins

DIY
Pumpkin Planter

Pumpkin Planter

Full Sun Project

Step 1
Cut top off of the pumpkin & scoop out insides.

Step 2
Coat interior with vaseline. This helps it stay fresh longer.

Step 3
Add a handful of charcoal, coating the bottom.

Step 4
Fill pumpkin about halfway with Pike's potting & container soil.

Step 5
Arrange plants according to diagram & add more soil making sure to fill in gaps between plants.

Recipe

A - Carex Grass

B - Pansies

C - Purple Kale

C - Green Kale
D - Variegated Vinca
E - Variegated Box Honeysuckle
F - Ornamental Pepper

a drawing of a face

Care Instructions

When completed with the project:

  • Water well.
  • Place in a location that gets partial sun.

Shopping List

  • 1 - Carex Grass
  • 1 - Ornamental Pepper
  • 1 - Purple Kale
  • 1 - Green Kale
  • 2 - Pansies
  • 1 - Variegated Vinca
  • 1 - Variegated Box Honeysuckle
  • 1 - Bag Pike Potting & Container Soil