Old Door = New Trellis

Jessica shares my love of old doors. When she found this beauty she knew she needed to incorporate it into her garden.

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They chipped away all the loose paint. They didn’t want to sand in case the paint was lead based.

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They primed the door and gave it two coats of Rustolium paint. Then they stapled some screening on the backside of the window for the plants to climb up.

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She transformed the old door into a beautiful trellis that is the centerpiece of her garden. Shortly, it will be heavy with green beans.

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Total cost was $10 for the door, $12 for paint (she wanted to find a mis-tint outdoor paint but got impatient and just bought new), and $8 for the screen. They hope to find a second door to match.

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