Create a Garden You Can Take With You When You Move
Created for mobility, these stylish DIY solutions for backyard elements are designed to look great, day or night. See more amazing mobile-friendly garden ideas at The Horticult.
Written by Marty Ross, Produced by Karen Reinecke, Photography by Ed Gohlich
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Pergola on Wheels
Furniture on wheels -- like this custom-design table with pergola and planters -- can be repositioned endlessly, without much trouble.
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Movable Movie Screen
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Vertical Herb Planters
Herbs thrive in repurposed aluminum ammunition boxes -- found at a military surplus store -- suspended from chains against a wall.
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Garden to Go
Don't dig into the ground, plant in containers if mobility is the priority. Even outdoor furniture, such as this cocktail table, can be retrofitted to hold a variety of plants. Here, succulents and cacti make a sculptural display.
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Cozy Outdoor Living Room
The garden's free-standing fireplace is flanked by towering stands of Cyperus papyrus. The sectional furniture is all on wheels for easy rearranging.
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Adapt resources to your needs, and even an outdoor side table can become a conversational piece, as well as functional. A lone caster wheel and couple of metal table legs made a sturdy patio table when attached to a wood surface.