My Pool-Table Garden

comments (5) July 27th, 2015 in Gallery

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JRDIYAZ JRDIYAZ, member
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I combined several ideas from this and other sites. I have a 2-page How-To-Build that I can email on request,


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pol_bishop25 writes: Maybe I would try to create something similar, but on a smaller scale. My garden is quite small and I try to use my space wisely, thanks for posting.
Posted: 12:47 am on June 3rd
DavidTheDave writes: I've had something like this outside the back door for a few years now. It's the perfect herb garden. Just step put of the kitchen and there's all your fresh herbs.

Being raised keeps the dogs out of it and it's easy to tend.

Just remember how much weight there will be in your damp soil. The bottom fell through on my version 1.0 and I'm about to patch it again a couple of years later. Looks like you've taken much better care of that in your design.

I've also recently added a shelf below which is handy for pots and also makes the table more sturdy.
Posted: 4:42 pm on May 27th
lynb writes: My son just built me a similar garden area. We used some old fence wood left over from some fence repair a while back.
But we put 2 levels one on the ground and another raised about 36" inches or so. It is not big but I have tomatoes, zucchini, squash, lettuce, several peppers and green beans with some basil to ward off the bugs. Got it started late but am harvesting lettuce.

It amazed me that we put some chicken wire on the back side on our creation intending to encourage the green beans to go UP. And I went out one day and they had found the wire on their own and were climbing. That wire is several inches from their base. HOW? Can they see? and how did they know what that wire was for? spooky.
Posted: 12:12 pm on May 25th
JohnGCS writes: Fantastic idea! Did you end up building this in the end? Would love to see a picture :)
Posted: 5:54 am on May 18th
duchess1946 writes: Great idea! I have seen something like this on a smaller scale and am thinking about doing something like this with garden beds.
Posted: 5:43 pm on December 4th
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