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Old 02-24-2018, 06:15 PM   #1
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Ivy on side of bus!?

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I was thinking how amazing would it be to grow climbing ivy on the side of the bus? Stipple with the paint you're using and that'll give the ivy some groves to grow in. I would build long skinny flower beds on the bottom of the bus, fill with flower bed mix and cover with landscaping fabric so the soil doesn't "jump" out. Ive never seen it done before, but why not! It would add to insulation, camouflage and aesthetics. Just image ivy growing around the windows, beautiful!

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Spray the outside of the bus with a mixture of moss seeds and water and just watch it grow. Theres moss you can buy online specially made to do this. You can even make patterns with different types of moss.
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Old 02-24-2018, 06:22 PM   #2
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Might not be completely legal to drive with it that way.
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Old 02-24-2018, 07:08 PM   #3
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Old 02-24-2018, 08:00 PM   #4
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Have you ever passed through one of those agricultural check stations? The ones where they screen you for produce and live plants?
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Old 02-25-2018, 07:51 AM   #5
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I'm thinking some of the fake stuff from a home decor or craft store and some cable clips with self-tappers...

Live ivy?mmmm.... Good luck?

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Old 02-25-2018, 10:15 AM   #6
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Also
FYI
It WILL NOT stay on
Moss or ivy
The wind will rip it right off
I tried this on a project years ago
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Old 02-25-2018, 09:38 PM   #7
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Hi!

I was thinking how amazing would it be to grow climbing ivy on the side of the bus? Stipple with the paint you're using and that'll give the ivy some groves to grow in. I would build long skinny flower beds on the bottom of the bus, fill with flower bed mix and cover with landscaping fabric so the soil doesn't "jump" out. Ive never seen it done before, but why not! It would add to insulation, camouflage and aesthetics. Just image ivy growing around the windows, beautiful!

OR

Spray the outside of the bus with a mixture of moss seeds and water and just watch it grow. Theres moss you can buy online specially made to do this. You can even make patterns with different types of moss.
Go for it

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Old 02-25-2018, 10:06 PM   #8
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What ever you're smokin--I need some! Just kidding. On a stationary bus why not? Jack
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Old 02-25-2018, 10:19 PM   #9
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That's not ivy, it's Jimson Weed.
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Old 02-26-2018, 07:14 AM   #10
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If itís stationary
It would be fine
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