The Recycled Sprinkler

by Jacki
(Grand Forks, B.C. Canada)

Rustic Salvage - the Sprinkler

Rustic Salvage - the Sprinkler

I spotted this uniquely refurbished sprinkler in a greenhouse that was being rebuilt. It's a perfect example of someone being really creative - obviously the water pressure must have been too great, and the sprinkler too light, so to keep the stand upright, they added a bicycle sprocket to weigh it down. I love how this looks - it's not just a sprinkler anymore, it's a garden sculpture. Interestingly, it looks as though the size of the hole in the center of the sprocket is exactly right for the sprinkler to go through it.

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How can you use some of the 'junk' that you have lying around to make unique and perfectly adapted tools, garden art or decorations?

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