Container Gardening Ideas: a European Hatchback Car Used as a Planter

by Ashley Cotter-Cairns
(Container Gardening For You)

For those of you who think European cars last longer, well, you're right! And wrong...

For those of you who think European cars last longer, well, you're right! And wrong...

Container Gardening Ideas: a European Hatchback Car Used as a Planter

Image used under a creative commons licence with the kind permission of epsos.de and Flickr

Europeans. Smug manufacturers of cars that use less gas and last longer.

Euro crisis... not so smug now, eh?

But returning to the cars. Clearly there is SOMETHING about the way they're made.

Have a look at how well this one has held up, especially considering it's full of gardening soil and plants!

This is a particularly ugly car, so I think it's ended up in a far better way than ferrying German kids to and from soccer practice, or doing the supermarket run.

Shame more cars don't have such a pretty end. Imagine junk yards with their cars all planted up with flowers!

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