Now known for their rustic appeal, pulleys used to be used solely for lightening a load of heavy-duty lifting jobs. It can also be repurposed to be a farm-style holder for plants, in a way that is both practically and aesthetically pleasing.
- Tie the end of the rope to one of the pails, and thread the other end through the pulley. Make sure the rope is at a desired length for hanging, and tie to the other pail.
- Install the ceiling hook according to the packing instructions, and make sure it’s secure. Attach the s-hook and chain to the pulley, and hang from the ceiling hook.
- Add soil to each pail, followed by the plants.
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