As summer begins to wind down with only a month left before the autumnal equinox (official start of fall is September 23), many of us are trying to eek out as much outdoor entertaining time as possible. How about this clever way to protect your food from flying insects and dust by using pretty plant pots?
You can either lift the pot by sticking one finger through the drain hole, or use an 18-inch length of 1/4-inch cord and knotting the ends together. Thread the looped end through the drain hole in the flowerpot for a simple handle. How easy is that!
Read more: Martha Stewart - 60 Outdoor Party Ideas, A Second Use for Flower Pots
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