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Raised garden beds?

Discussion in 'Preppers' Corner' started by RickN, Apr 14, 2020.

  1. Timmy59

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    None other than our shadows, I suppose I might could employ yourself for a dual action scare crow and shade maker..:Heya: LOL..
     
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    It just so happens I'm available at that time of day. Will work for tomatoes. :goodmorning:
     
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    Lumber is free for me, form boards and scrap lumber from home construction
    block corners are $2.08 Plus tax at Lowes, weed block, buy seeds, cages and plants.

    First model
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    1st addition 1 week later.
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    Thanks, she stained the first one after we finished it.
    Thought we didn't have enough room to plant much.
    We decided to expand. We'll see how this goes and may expand again later.
     
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    raisedbed1.jpg raisedbed2.jpg raisedbed3.jpg

    I used raised bed soil and and bought some manure for when it settles. What mulch are you using?
     
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    We just bought a bale of straw at Atwoods
    Only used about 1/2 of it, maybe less, in both of those beds.
    If you get to Tulsa I will bag you up some. 0FF0B1F7-44D4-42EA-B29E-44C50EDC7166.jpeg B658307E-4741-4A6A-827D-CFA8D29CB11B.jpeg
     
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    Thanks. I have a source here.
     
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    I have to warn you, the straw we got at Atwoods was wheat and has lots of wheat kernals in it.
    They popped up in about 2 or 3 days. Wheat growing everywhere!!!
    So the wheat straw needs a good thrashing!!
     
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    That wheat is just a bonus crop, man!!! Same, though, I always use straw in my beds.
     

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