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Post  obrdrln on 3/1/2012, 10:05 am

Reading the TT thread, I got some ideas.

We have moles and bunnies and squirrels and a kitty and three dogs so a TT seemed to solve some potential problems.

Do we get saw horses or build legs? Oh, I know what we can do, says my Dear One-- (notice she's now in on the garden thing-YEA!). Remember the table from the lawn set that the wind picked up and shattered the glass? It's 3 1/2' x 3 1/2'---perfect!

So now she's cutting the plywood scraps that we had in the shed to fit, screwing in the driveway (shh-hh don't tell anyone.)

Meanwhile, I'm digging around in the back shed. Yippee!! Three wooden dining chairs that are unsafe for human rearends but will support a 2' x 4' box in the front yard. Chairs painted bright, funky colors----oh, the ideas are going crazy in my head!!!! Maybe even sitting on some artifical grass ('cuz I don't wanna weed).

And I even found an old mailbox to use to put whatever in, as suggested on this thread.

Now if the vermiculite would just arrive!!!!

Havin' FUN! bounce bounce bounce

Judy
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Post  karental on 3/1/2012, 11:00 am

SWEET! Pictures, please?
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Post  Furbalsmom on 3/1/2012, 1:06 pm

So glad to hear you are getting ready for planting in Virginia.

Keep going, it sounds great. Please share pictures when you can, I want to see those funky chairs and the Table Top.
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not so funky chairs

Post  obrdrln on 3/1/2012, 2:49 pm

The only colors that HD had in their mis-mixed paints were a cream, a med dark blue and "butter cookie". It's gonna work----I mean, for $3 for all of the paint...... Have one chair nearly painted and waiting for the spindled legs to dry before attempting another coat. I hope the vision in my head is what actually happens!!!!

Judy

Oh yeah, and I'm attempting to dry the two bags of compost that got drowned in the rain. I have it spread out on a tarp--one bag looks like a giant cow pattie (which it was at one time!!).
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Productive day

Post  obrdrln on 3/2/2012, 6:16 am

Yesterday we got: 4 x 4 TT set up, 2-2 x 4 set up, vertical sans netting, two chairs painted, weed guard laid under artificle grass. Even a couple of mosquito bites!! When I figure out photo insertion, I'll post pics!

WHERE oh WHERE is my vermiculite--we're burning daylight here, folks!

Judy


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Post  Furbalsmom on 3/2/2012, 9:14 pm

Congrats on the 4 X 4 TT and 2 - 2 X 4's!!



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