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Eco gifts: Hemp String Gardening Pot tutorial

Garden, Home and garden  |  September 26th 2011  |  0 Comment

Materials:
Gardening pot
Hemp string
Elmer’s Glue
Q-Tip
Scissors

Directions: This is as straight forward as it looks, which is why it’s a perfect craft for kids. Simply paint a pattern on the pot using a Q-Tip covered in some Elmer’s glue. Then lay the hemp string along the glue markings. Cut the string as needed. Allow glue to dry. Throw in some potting soil and a plant, and voila! You’ve spruced up just a boring ol’ gardening pot.

Sunny and I kept her pot’s design simple as a toddler’s attention span is brief. We wrote her name along the top edge, and then added a heart and simply wrapped some hemp around the center.

Photos: Courtesy of Green Eyed Monster®