Thursday, March 5, 2020


Every Thursday we like to post a picture of something we've found online that inspires us to do something similar at the farm. Sort of our own blog bulletin board so that we can eventually look back and someday, hopefully anyway, recreate it...enjoy!

Not sure what kind of ring this is, probably something on purpose like a sculptural thing made to hold a hanging planter just like it looks.  But it seems like it could be replicated if we could find a similar ring and then drill a hole in the top and put a hook through it to hold a hanging basket.  Of course not sure how to make it stand upright short of concrete.  

But it sure is pretty, ha!

Be inspired!


  1. The ring could be an old iron ring from old wagon wheel hub or they could be old wine barrel ring bands.

    Wine barrel ring light.

  2. Uses for wine barrel ring bands:

    1. I just happened to come across this picture and found out that it is a print of a picture that you can buy and not an actual picture of something that is in someone's yard.

      Nw, you could do something like this. You could put a post in the ground, mount a large hanging hook and hang it or if you prefer to have it sitting on the ground then you would have to drill a couple of holes in bottom of ring base and secure with rebar or anchor hooks but then not sure if it would stand upright very well. Another option would be to anchor it with heavy duty wire line but I think it would look great hanging from a chain and hook but then will have to be careful where you hang it due to strong, gusty winds that we get sometimes.

  3. Very pretty focal point. Love the cascading blooms. Looks like the flowers in that hanging basket are petunia, Calibrachoa, and verbena.

  4. This would look so nice in the front yard.

  5. I have a few pieces of garden art made out of wine barrel rings. and they are not that heavy, not are they rounded over on the edges. I'd say that is, indeed, a wagon wheel rim.

  6. I agree with Colleen, maybe old wheel because we have those around or barrel ring.


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