DIY Globe Mild Planter Posts


In the present day I’m sharing the globe gentle planter posts I created for our Florida residence’s again patio. These are all cellular phone photographs, I didn’t deliver my DSLR digicam on this journey so the colour, sharpness, and high quality should not as nice, additionally it’s tough to seize photographs at twilight, however these are ok to convey the thought.

We’ve got a protracted rectangular patio and I’ve two good seating areas however it will get pitch black at evening since there are not any exterior lights out right here, so this was my seasonal answer. It’s pretty through the day however oh so darkish at evening so these lights at ambiance and lengthen the night hours.

These are the venture sources: two 27” white wavy tall resin planters; two units 25’ white outside globe lights; 4 luggage 50 lb. fast set concrete (2 for every planter); 15 ft outside waterproof extension wire (to plug in lights); two white 96” closet rods; 1¼” screw eye hooks, hooked up to high of pole and home; 1.5 cubic toes of soil per planter; galvanized wire connecting the sunshine strands to the screw eyes; energy drill and drill bits.

Step One: Drill pilot holes into one finish of the closet rods then connect screw eye hook.

Step Two: Fill every planter with a 50 lb. luggage of concrete following the blending directions. Use stage to make sure rod is straight and stabilize closet pole with painter’s tape permitting concrete to set. Repeat with a second bag for every planter.

Step Three: Simply above the cement line drill a couple of drainage holes with a drill bit on one aspect of the planter to permit water to empty from soil. Layer1.5 cubic toes of soil on high of the set cement round every pole in every planter and add vegetation of alternative, I used aztek grass.

Step 4: Take away glass bulbs from globe gentle wires. Place planter poles on patio and place globe gentle wires in place, securing the electrical wires to each the highest of the planter poles and your own home.

Step 5: Reattach glass bulbs to globe gentle wires, plug in to outside electrical socket with extension wire, and revel in!

I captured the method and much more of the outside scene on video so test right now’s Reel on Instagram to see how this venture got here collectively!

The globe lights add allure and ambiance because the day modifications to nighttime, all made attainable by two very robust poles anchored in planters!


When mosquitos or gnats come round I’ve my DIY citronella candle and this superior rechargeable bug zapper to maintain these pests away.

Subsequent, I’m on the hunt for a pleasant rug and some extra vegetation to make this area full, however for now, I’m kicking off my flip flops, listening to the breeze, and stress-free on this outside patio.



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