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Post  lisaphoto on 3/25/2012, 6:03 pm

I was looking on Sam's club for a garden bed my mom bought me that I am going to take back, when I saw this. http://www.samsclub.com/sams/shop/product.jsp?productId=prod5710428&navAction=

I was surprised the item description not only mentions SFG, but even mentions growing in 20% of the space of traditional gardens:

"These beds are perfect for Square foot gardening, which allows you to
grow five times as many plants while using only 20% of the space used by
traditional row gardens."

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Post  camprn on 3/25/2012, 6:06 pm

Interesting, but WOAH! a leetle bit spendy. Shocked

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Post  Lindacol on 3/25/2012, 6:13 pm

@camprn wrote:Interesting, but WOAH! a leetle bit spendy. Shocked

The price is for 3 - 9" high 4'x4' beds. Or could probably reconfigure to make 2 - 4'x8's. And includes shipping.

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Post  camprn on 3/25/2012, 6:18 pm

@Lindacol wrote:
@camprn wrote:Interesting, but WOAH! a leetle bit spendy. Shocked

The price is for 3 - 9" high 4'x4' beds. Or could probably reconfigure to make 2 - 4'x8's. And includes shipping.
I saw that, but wow, it doesn't seem like a deal. Now if it was cedar.... Laughing

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Post  lisaphoto on 3/25/2012, 6:22 pm

Considering most beds online are around $100 for one, it's actually not too bad. They do carry one bed that is 3.5' x 6.5' for only $39, which is a better deal, but the odd dimensions and the bar breaking the bed in half kinda sucks.

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Post  Daniel9999 on 3/25/2012, 6:37 pm

@camprn wrote:Interesting, but WOAH! a leetle bit spendy. Shocked

That is not that bad really.....this on the other hand is really spendy!

http://www.gardeners.com/Grow-Camp/39-377RS,default,pd.html

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Post  camprn on 3/25/2012, 6:51 pm

Yeah, some of those prefabs are gardener's eye-candy. I paid $18 for my 4x4s, $20 for the 4x6s.

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Post  CindiLou on 3/25/2012, 6:59 pm

i will go with my scrap Menard boards lol..$5 for 6' lengths.

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Post  kittykat on 3/25/2012, 9:40 pm

@camprn wrote:Yeah, some of those prefabs are gardener's eye-candy. I paid $18 for my 4x4s, $20 for the 4x6s.

hehe... they sure are gardener's eye candy... pretty! Glad I'm in Canada and we don't even have Sam's Club... Whew!


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Post  vinny09 on 3/27/2012, 12:24 am

My Costco (Norcal) has the Lifetime two 4x4 6" with greenhouse dome for $100. Basically this one here: http://www.amazon.com/Lifetime-Yourself-Raised-Includes-Enclosure/dp/B004N737PQ/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top

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