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Loads of uses for these in hen central. A recent German study found best perch for hens was a squared off perch wrapped with a covering with something slightly cushioned and they suggested  used bicycle inner tubes. Your local cycle shop will be only too keen to let you have some of these for free. 

I cut them open, wiped off the talc stuff and then wound them flat as tight as I could around the outdoor perch and secured ends with staples. 

I also have used one to suspend an old hanging basket which I fill with greens. The tube is elastic so a bit more fun than plain rope.

anybody else got some ideas for using these? 

 

 

 

 

 

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Plant ties, we use them all over the place, from using the whole width of a tube for tying trees and vines to stakes, to cutting thinner ribbons and tying in roses and other climbers, or even for toms.

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I can imagine those tyres would be good wrapped round the cube ladder rungs.  Like the idea of plant ties also.  Great fun repurposing things. 

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Just watch out for red mites lodging under them... a friend did something similar and was plagued by the critters nesting under the rubber.:S

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