Rutland Copper Gutter Supply has an entry on their blog (and a link to a Martha Stewart how-to) on using copper box gutters to create a hanging garden. This is an interesting follow-up to our earlier post of installing gutters on the outside walls of your house as a gardening option.

Gutter Garden – Copper Gutter Garden

Gutter gardens

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy person’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.