Uses for Wading Pools
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I haven't tried this myself, but saw it the other day around my neighborhood. Use the plastic wading pool for a "sled" to slide down those hills on a snowy day.
A kid's pool would also make a great bog garden for all those plants, eg. some of the irises, that love water. You can check on the moisture level of the soil really quickly and easily. Plus if there are no holes or very few holes you won't have to add water very often.
Our city has leaf pickup days if you pile them near the road. We've used an old wading pool to put raked leaves and yard debris in from the back yard and pulled it to the front to dump.
Another similar idea to yours is to bury the pool into the ground and fill with garden soil. This would make a self contained bed for plants and flowers. The cracks and holes you add to the bottom allow for drainage.
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