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Making a steam-bent plant hanger. This 32" long oak strip is shaped like a shepherd's crook and attaches to a wall.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #44 Apr 1995 pg. 60

Tip: How to rig a pulley system using plastic clothesline pulleys so hanging plants can be lowered for watering.
APARTMENT LIFE Aug 1979 (v.11#8) pg. 74

Ten projects that are made from ordinary household throwaways. (1) Pillows from old shirts, (2) hanging planters, (3) decorative glass bottles, (4) woven brown paper placemats, (5) rug crocheted from plastic wrappers, (6) rug braided from pantyhose, (7) pillow tops appliqued with lingerie trim, (8) canister set from coffee cans, (9) patchwork coverlet from old scarves, and (10) weaving with old neckties.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1974 (v.52#4) pg. 52, 102

Craft projects from castoffs include hanging planters made from plastic containers and twisted string.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1974 (v.52#4) pg. 103

Photo shows how to make hanging plant platforms from pieces of wood and twine. Est. cost: $4.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 50

Photo shows how to hang plants from a track of 3/4" conduit supported by two ornamental brackets. Est. cost: $6.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 55

How to make two styles of macrame plant hangers. Est. cost: $3 for large hanger, $1.50 for small hanger.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1975 (v.53#11) pg. 38

Photo shows wall-mounted plant hanger built from two pieces of 1x4 with a rope to suspend the plant. Est. cost: $2.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 78

Photo shows how to make an acrylic plant hanger to hang in front of a window that will also serve as a window screen. Window-sized sheet of smoked acrylic has a hole cut to accommodate the plant. Est. cost: $35.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 117

How to make an elaborate macrame plant hanger from jute. Instructions must be ordered. Est. cost. $20.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 125

Tip shows how to modify a macrame plant hanger with a ring and S-hooks so the plant can be easily removed without damage.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1978 (v.56#2) pg. 169

Three hanger systems for plants.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1979 (v.57#6) pg. 82

Post with a swinging arm serves as an outdoor plant hanger.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1986 (v.64#7) pg. 41

Hanging gardens. Put walls, fences, gates and overhangs to work as supports for hanging baskets and pots.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1990 (v.68#5) pg. 127

Stained glass projects. (1) Hanging planter. (2) Tiffany lamp (3) Window for front door.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1980 (v.3#8) pg. 8

Three planters. (1) Sturdy exterior planter built from leftover lumber. (2) Indoor planter on casters complete with mirror and its own light source. (3) Hanging window planter for small potted plants.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1981 (v.4#8) pg. 23

Wooden bracket for a hanging plant has a Victorian gingerbread support cut with a scroll saw.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1991 (v.15#2) pg. 24, 28

Recycle tin cans into art. How to make hanging planters, lanterns and baskets from tin cans that have been cut with fancy designs using a cutting torch.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1979 (v.63#7) pg. 56

Hanging garden is designed for gardeners who are disabled. Plants are grown in plastic bags that are clipped to a clothesline.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1996 (v.80#2) pg. 26

Instructions in decorative flat braiding. Covers 4-strand, 5-strand, 6-strand, 12-strand and 12-strand Chevron. Includes instructions for making a buckled belt and a plant hanger.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #69 Jun 1979 (v.6#9) pg. 52

Woven hang-ups for plants. Shallow baskets are warped across the bottom half of their openings and then needlewoven with yarns.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #71 Oct 1979 (v.6#11) pg. 48

Build this unique A-frame to support a hanging plant.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #81 Jun 1981 (v.7#9) pg. 20

How to make a macrame hanging planter.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1974 (v.4#6) pg. 46

How to macrame a plant hanger that can also be used as a bird feeder.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1977 (v.8#1) pg. 62

Crocheted hanging planters that look like vegetables. (1) Carrot, and (2) Purple-topped turnip.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1979 (v.10#2) pg. 11

How to make a slab pottery bowl for use as a hanging planter.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1979 (v.10#4) pg. 32

Wooden slat hanger for a plant.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1979 (v.10#6) pg. 22

How to garden in moss-lined baskets. Includes instructions for making the basket and tips on edibles and flowers that you can grow in them.
FAMILY CIRCLE Apr 24 1978 (v.91#5) pg. 166

Sixteen ways to decorate plant pots and hanging baskets. Includes instructions for crocheted covers, stenciling, decoupage and painted trims.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 20 1978 (v.91#13) pg. 128, 220

Twenty-three ideas for decorating with doilies. Includes instructions for making a picture frame, flower basket, sachets, pincusions, wall decorations, trivets, pillows, plant hangers, a candy dish, and photo album cover.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 17 1979 (v.92#10) pg. 95, 132

Tip: Make outdoor hurricane lamp and hanging planter from 2-liter plastic soft-drink bottles.
FAMILY CIRCLE May 19 1981 (v.94#7) pg. 95

Intriguing ideas for your hanging plants.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 3 1981 (v.94#15) pg. 88

Hanging plant shelf fits into a corner and holds two potted plants. Est. cost: $5.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 104, 156

Four garden projects. (1) Two styles of hanging planters. (2) An A-frame trellis with planter boxes at the base on each side. (3) A vegetable clean-up table that has a faucet to hook to the garden hose. (4) A-frame pot shelves.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #197 Mar 1979 (v.29#3) pg. 29

How to hang plants. A look at the plant hanging hardware that is available.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #198 Apr 1979 (v.29#4) pg. 68

Double plant hanger is made from loops of aluminum bar.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #200 Jul-Aug 1979 (v.29#6) pg. 89

Indoor or outdoor plant hanger can be built in sections for moveability. Lath roof shields the 4 shelves.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #208 Apr 1980 (v.30#4) pg. 24

Wordless Workshop suggests how to make an plant hanger that is held in place with elastic cords around a tree or post.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #327 Apr 1992 (v.42#4) pg. 22

A piece of wood and length of cord make an inexpensive arm to support hanging flower baskets or container gardens.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #356 Mar 1995 (v.45#3) pg. 60

A design for a planter in which plants grow out of the sides as well as the top. Includes a center watering pipe.
FINE GARDENING #18 Mar-Apr 1991 pg. 10

How to assemble and plant an elegant hanging basket.
FINE GARDENING #61 May-Jun 1998 pg. 72

Container gardening ideas. Includes a list of 12 favorite plants for colorful pots, urns and boxes, plus 8 more for hanging baskets. Special instructions for handling daffodils.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1982 (v.26#4) pg. 44

Planting and caring for hanging baskets of annual flowers.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1983 (v.27#2) pg. 32

Tip: Use chains and automobile hub caps as hanging flower pot holders.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1983 (v.27#3) pg. 51

Hanging baskets. An explanation of types of containers, planting medium, where to hang and types of plants that are good for use in hanging baskets.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1985 (v.29#4) pg. 4

"Waterfalls" of plants are created by suspending three or more baskets from lengths of chain.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1986 (v.30#2) pg. 66

Hanging plants. Suggestions on pot selection and general care. A chart gives light, water and care requirements for 28 plants.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1986 (v.30#6) pg. 18

Tip: Place well-soaked sponges on top of soil in hanging baskets to provide sufficient moisture.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1987-Jan 1988 (v.32#1) pg. 12

Growing Codonanthe in a basket. Tips on care and propagation.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1987-Jan 1988 (v.32#1) pg. 54

Hot-weather hanging baskets. Information on soil mixes, plant selection and instructions for making hanging wire baskets from 14" self-staking border fencing.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1996 (v.40#3) pg. 34

Eye-level gardening. How to plant hanging baskets. Advice on plant and basket selection, hangers and care. Step-by-step photos show how to make a moss basket.
GARDEN GATE #8 Apr 1996 pg. 16

Tip describes how to make a device from a coffee can and broomstick to water hanging baskets.
GARDEN GATE #9 Jun 1996 pg. 4

Tip suggests using sod as a liner for wire baskets and planters.
GARDEN GATE #20 Apr 1998 pg. 5

Tip describes how to incorporate a waterproof site for a bird's nest into a hanging planter.
GARDEN GATE #21 Jun 1998 pg. 6

How to make a popsicle stick hanging planter.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jul 1978 (v.187#1) pg. 140, 201

The art of creating hanging flower baskets. Suggests plants for both sunny and shady locations and describes how to plant and care for the basket.
HARROWSMITH #85 May-Jun 1989 (v.14#1) pg. 57

Growing herbs in the air. How to grow cascading ornamental herbs in hanging pots. Planting and care described.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1993 (v.5#5) pg. 38

Garden room ideas. (1) Potting counter with a sink and pullout bin to hold a bag of soil. (2) Plant hangers made from electrical conduit and shower curtain hooks.
HOME MECHANIX #681 Jan 1985 (v.81) pg. 40

Instant gardens with hanging baskets. How to make your own hanging baskets from wire baskets, sphagnum moss, and soil.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1983 (v.8#4) pg. 60

How to grow plants in hanging baskets.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #2 Summer 1976 (v.1#2) pg. 24

Using adjustable bookshelf wall standards to serve as adjustable hanging plant supports.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #3 Fall 1976 (v.1#3) pg. 26

How to line a wire hanging basket with sphagnum moss and potting soil for planting annual flowers.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1978 (v.3#4) pg. 12

Tip: Six-foot lengths of anodized aluminum rods are attached to ceiling to serve as a place to hang plant holders.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1981 (v.6#2) pg. 11

How to select and raise hanging plants.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1982 (v.7#3) pg. 13

Making a moss-lined basket. Step-by-step instructions for making a hanging planter in a wire basket.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1990 (v.68#1) pg. 24

Gardening aloft. With proper care, your hanging plants with thrive. Includes a list of 12 suitable plants.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1990 (v.68#1) pg. 52

Hanging planter consists of 2 pots suspended by rope over a "pulley". All parts made from wood. A suitable project to teach mass production techniques in the school wood shop.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Dec 1981 (v.70#9) pg. 12

Two styles of macrame hanging planters.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1979 (v.24#2) pg. 34, 121

Hanging ivy planter made by slitting bamboo pole and inserting pot in center.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #460 Sep 1966 (v.62) pg. 86

Double-loop plant hanger. Ceiling unit holds two potted plants, one over the other. Made of 1/8"x3/4" aluminum bar stock and a home riveter.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #603 Aug 1978 (v.74) pg. 98

Fancy fretwork cut with a jigsaw. Patterns include window ornament (or shade-pull), plant hanger, fretwork for a mirror, door accent panels, handles for tote bag, and shelf brackets.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #637 Jun 1981 (v.77) pg. 68

Container growing. Information on soil mixtures, how to make a hanging basket and hints on care and maintenance of container plants.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #96 Nov-Dec 1985 pg. 86

Macrame plant hanger.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1981 (v.4#4) pg. 17

Combination macrame wine rack and plant hanger.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1981 (v.4#4) pg. 17

Neo-antique hanging baskets. How to create a moss-lined hanging wire basket.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1990 (v.18#3) pg. 20
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1990 (v.18#6) pg. 12

How to make simple plant hangers from brazing rods, wood, and chain.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1980 (v.27#1) pg. 142

Decorative wall bracket holds a small lamp or plant on the end of a chain. Bent from flat iron stock.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1968 (v.129#6) pg. 127

Make a swivel for hanging plants from two rings of metal that are bolted together.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1977 (v.147#4) pg. 194

Hanging planter. Wood box, filled with dirt, has holes in the sides for the plants to grow through.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1977 (v.148#1) pg. 98

Hanging planter consists of a flower pot inside a wooden holder made up of many small blocks of wood fastened together.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1977 (v.148#4) pg. 200

Decorative plant hanger has two hoops of aluminum bar, painted black to look like wrought iron.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1979 (v.152#6) pg. 20

Three planter boxes. (1) Trellis planter for vines. (2) Hanging cage planter. (3) Large-capacity floor planter.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1980 (v.154#2) pg. 88

Tip: How to make a hanger to hang plants from a suspended ceiling with exposed T-bar grid.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1979 (v.215#3) pg. 163

Magic flower tower. A hanging flower planter is made from PVC pipe.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #96 May 1997 (v.17#2) pg. 30

Easy outdoor accents. A ball of flowers grown in a wire basket filled with sphagnum moss.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1989 (v.4#5) pg. 14

Double hanging pots. How to assemble the hanging supports.
SUNSET Feb 1980 (v.164#2) pg. 172

Giant hanging plant mobile is made from straight-link chain and oak cross bars with holes every 2".
SUNSET Apr 1980 (v.164#4) pg. 144

Metal pot hanger designed to hang from a concrete block wall.
SUNSET Nov 1981 (v.167#5) pg. 270

Tip: Make flower pot hangers from steel rod.
SUNSET Jan 1982 (v.168#1) pg. 131

Ceiling-hung potted plants are actually supported by ropes running through electrical conduit. The plants are easily lowered for watering and care.
SUNSET Apr 1983 (v.170#4) pg. 155

Create a hanging basket with flowering vines. Includes tips on root pruning.
SUNSET Apr 1986 (v.176#4) pg. 260

How to plant hanging baskets for winter or all seasons.
SUNSET Oct 1987 (v.179#4) pg. 208

Hanging salads. Growing lettuce in a wire basket lined with moss.
SUNSET Feb 1989 (v.182#2) pg. 82

How to make red and white hanging poinsettia baskets.
SUNSET Dec 1989 (v.183#6) pg. 158

Drip systems for hanging planters.
SUNSET Jul 1990 (v.185#1) pg. 166

The fine art of planting hanging baskets. Advice from Victoria, British Columbia. Three-layer planting scheme, materials, assembly and care detailed.
SUNSET Jun 1995 (v.194#6) pg. 68

Vegetables aloft. How to grow tomatoes and other vegetables in hanging baskets.
SUNSET Jun 1997 (v.198#6) pg. 104

Hanging-garden C-shaped planter basket is assembled from 49 blocks of redwood.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #10 Jul 1989 (v.2#4) pg. 4
Added Info WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #12 Nov 1989 (v.2#6) pg. 29

Braided yarn plant hanger.
WOMAN'S DAY Mar 1 1978 (v.41#7) pg. 192

Crocheted hanger for a 9" pot.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 1 1978 (v.41#14) pg. 93, 156

Tip: Convert plastic two-liter soda bottles into terrarium or hanging planter.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 15 1982 (v.45#11) pg. 34

Wall-bracket (plant hanger) to scroll saw features a colorful cockatoo on a branch amid a bower of leaves.
WOOD MAGAZINE #63 Sep 1993 (v.10#6) pg. 64

Hanging planter made from scrap wood and rope. Features a "Lincoln Log" style of construcution for the sides.
WOODSMITH #3 May 1979 pg. 12

Wood plant bracket is made in the shape of a pulley assembly. A rope or chain passes over the pulley and holds a pot on each end. The pulley is fixed so that it does not turn.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1978 (v.2#6) pg. 9

Simple wall bracket to hold a hanging plant is steam-bent from ash or hickory.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1979 (v.3#5) pg. 12

Small red cedar planters (pots) are supported by swing-out wooden brackets mounted to the wall. Suitable for outdoor use.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1980 (v.4#3) pg. 11

Swing-out plant hanger. Wooden arm, 15" long, folds flat against a wall, but swings out to support a plant basket, etc.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1985 (v.9#5) pg. 50

A crocheted hanging planter for a small pot.
WORKBASKET Apr 1980 (v.45#6) pg. 34

Hanging planter is built from wood shaped like a truncated pyramid.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1972 (v.28#5) pg. 21

Heart shape hanging planter box is 10" long.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1983 (v.39#4) pg. 86