A Winter Pot Yea Or Nay?

I saw this pot on the Mag Mile in Chicago the other day, what do you think?

It’s painted Teasel, which is the NASTIEST of invasive ditch weeds. Am I hinting at which way I feel about it?
Hey, I’m all about finding a use for stuff and these people are geniuses for picking something off a roadside, painting it and charging for it. And I’m guessing that the paint probably inhibits them from seeding out…
Plus, where are they going to seed out to? I’m certain that even if they did they would be weeded out immediately. Meh, for some reason it rubs me the wrong way. But seriously, tell me what YOU think in any of these ways…
1. The Forum
2. On Twitter
3. The Kiss My Aster Facebook page
4. The Horticulture Facebook page

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About Amanda Thomsen

Big, loud and fun- Amanda Thomsen landscapes by day and blogs at night. Her blog, Kiss My Aster, on Horticulture magazine's website has alienated/enraptured dozens. She co-authors a blog called Plants That Suck that is about plants that suck. And she is the less popular half of the podcasting team, Good Enough Gardening, which makes her feel like the "Roy" of of Siegfried and Roy, but without the mauling. She lives in Chicago and does not EVER put ketchup on hot dogs.

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