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Retired Lifeguard Boats Get New Lives as Floating Gardens

Posted By Ronnie Citron-Fink On May 13, 2011 @ 5:29 pm In Design,Gardening and Plants,Innovation,Recycled Materials | No Comments

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When a boat’s usefulness dies, why not give it a new life? This floating garden [1] can be seen in Chicago’s Lincoln Park, and is a wonderful example of recycled art. The retired lifeguard boat is a seventeen-foot Boston Whaler that is secured by three concrete block anchors, and has been planted with a colorful array of vegetation of all kinds.

Via Econesting [1] via GardenDesign [2]

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[1] floating garden: http://www.econesting.com/2011/05/05/repurposed-boats-water-weather-and-whim/

[2] GardenDesign: http://www.gardendesign.com/blogs/editors-blog/check-it-out-floating-garden

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