In the heart of Copenhagen, flowers bloom in unexpected places, like rubber boots no longer used by grown-up children. It is a splendid example to imitate to create colorful and creative gardens from recycled materials, including rain boots, which will be avoided the sad fate of the landfill. Rubber boots look good next to more classic flower pots, giving gardens and balconies a decidedly whimsical touch.
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In the heart of Copenhagen flowers bloom in unexpected places, such as in rubber boots no longer used by grown-up children. It is a splendid example to imitate in order to achieve colorful and creative gardens starting with recycled materials, including rain boots, which will be avoided the sad fate of the landfill. Rubber boots do not look out of place at all next to flower pot more classic, giving gardens and balconies a decidedly whimsical touch.
A colorful example of their use is present in Christiania, a partially self-governed and self-managed district of the Danish capital, as well as one of the first examples in Europe of independent community which has established for itself a semi-legal status and therefore at least partially recognized by local authorities. It is located in the district of Christianshavn, one of the fifteen portions into which the city of Copenhagen is divided and represents one of the best known European examples of the choice by a community of citizens of one alternative lifestyle.
Christiania represents for Denmark a place able to charm thousands of visitors every year, attracted in particular by the artistic side of the place, an expression of creativeness of its inhabitants. The presence of colorful gardens, especially in spring and summer, is the feature that most catches the eye of visitors.
How to create mini gardens on the balcony with rubber boots
It is not difficult to try to imitate their multicolored vases made from rubber rain boots. It will be enough for you to follow this simple procedure:
1) First, retrieve a pair of used rubber boots. They may be the ones from when you were a child or that your children no longer use. Otherwise you can find them through sales shops of used items both physical and online or through one of the various appointments or websites dedicated to the barter. Even friends or relatives may have kept a pair that is no longer used.
2) Practice gods holes in the sole in order to allow water to drain from the soil that you will use for your plants. Depending on the hardness of the sole, you may need to use a drill.
3) Fill the boot with del topsoil of the type most suitable for the flowers or plants you decide to grow.
4) Carefully select the seedlings or flowers to transfer to the boot. The ideal would be to move towards varieties that are long-stemmed and preferably to be counted among the bulbose, as tulips, daffodils and hyacinths. Bluebells, pansies or petunias.
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