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Greensboro’s Cornerstone Garden Accepting Treasures

Cornerstone Garden (formerly, My Secret Garden) is now accepting your treasures, or should we say, junk, trash, dumpster digs, or garbage. Donate items to be up-cycled, adding to the charm and overall look of the new garden boutique. Your treasure could be used in a new and exciting way throughout the grounds.

Take a peek at some of the up-cycled treasures at 414-B State Street in Greensboro, NC. Trash to Treasure

 A metal towel rack used for a plant display

   Metal buckets, 2 tier fountain

  Closet doors attached to arbor

 Hanging planters created from tractor stands

    Window frames add charm to outdoor vignettes

    Shutters can be used in various ways

   Bushel baskets make great plant displays and add vertical interest in the garden.

 Handmade chicken wire hanging basket filled with ivy, sedum and carex grass.

Wheel barrow fountain

 A salvaged child’s swing offers your favorite plants at eye level

       At Cornerstone Garden, chairs are offered to the plants first

 Some gadget from a tractor

 Items in search of

  • Metal shelves, containers, utensils, (love anything metal)
  • Pressure Treated Wood from decks, fences or other
  • Wood or plastic containers
  • Dresser drawers
  • Window Frames, Doors, Shutters
  • PVC Pipe
  • Plastic Sand Boxes or Pools
  • Tin Roofing
  • Broken or Whole Bricks/Stone
  • Terra Cotta Pots
  • Fabric-Pink, White, Black, Red, Gold or Silver
  • Chicken Wire
  • Bushel Baskets
  • Mailboxes
 Cornerstone Garden is also accepting artwork, ironwork, birdhouses, etc on consignment (North Carolina artisans only please). Contact Diana Digs Dirt for more information at 392.4031.
 
Boutique is open Tues-Friday 10-5 and Saturday 9-4
 
 
Thank you Songbirds Consignment for their generous donation of many up-cycled items
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Diana Digs My Secret Garden-4

Cornerstone Garden now has the address posted onto a bird feeder where a clematis vine will eventually reach the top. Hopefully many local birds will stop by for a bite to eat.

A rustic fountain will greet visitors alongside the front walk and seating area. Helleborus, pachysandra, foxglove, ferns and mazus were planted in this shady area.

The front terrace is being constructed from materials found on site. Crevice plants will be installed including, hens and chicks, creeping sedum and mazus. When the weather warms up, rose moss (the annual) will be installed around the steppers. Another water feature utilizing an old wheel barrow will be added in the far left corner with japanese sweet flag, iris, green and white sedum and other sun loving plants. A seating area will also be provided in this area.

See you on the 30th of April for our Grand Opening or stop by March 31st for a sneak peep during Smoozefest on State Street provided by Cafe Pasta.

DianaDigsDirt and Cornerstone Garden

 
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Posted by on March 27, 2011 in My Secret Garden

 

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