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Post  GWN on 3/25/2012, 8:22 pm

Hi
I thought I would share my new seed spacer.
I got the idea from a thread here, and my husband added the handle, so you can STAMP the squares standing up.


One side for carrots and one side for peas (not that I planted Carrots yet) Smile
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Post  sfg4uKim on 3/25/2012, 8:29 pm

cheers Great idea!

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Post  Goosegirl on 3/25/2012, 8:37 pm

Love it!

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Post  CCgirl75 on 3/25/2012, 8:39 pm

Cool!
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Post  LeeAnne12 on 3/25/2012, 9:24 pm

How cool is this! Thanks for sharing the idea! Now...I wonder if I can get my dh to make me one. :-)

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Post  kittykat on 3/25/2012, 9:42 pm

The most dread phrase our spouses hear from us... "Honey, I saw this thing on the SFG forum today...."

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Post  CCgirl75 on 3/25/2012, 10:13 pm

This is my first year and he isn't totally on board, so I'm trying to ONLY try the things I can do myself. Look out next year....... he'll be a believer and I'll have lots of ideas I've seen on here for him to make!

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Post  GWN on 3/25/2012, 11:56 pm

Sometimes I think how lucky I am, but my husband just goes along with whatever I happen to be obsessed about at any particular time.
I guess we are both happy to have the time to do these things. Very Happy
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Post  CindiLou on 3/26/2012, 1:29 am

@GWN wrote:Sometimes I think how lucky I am, but my husband just goes along with whatever I happen to be obsessed about at any particular time.

So true for my hubby and I He has his railroad, computer and I have my garden, cameras, computer...and get to play in his railroad...yup seems like a good balance

He just knows how much calmer I am when I can get dirt under my nails
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Post  offtheporch on 3/26/2012, 7:52 am

Thanks for a great idea and the pictures. I made my own boxes and I will make one of these for easier planting.
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Post  GWN on 3/26/2012, 9:43 am

He just knows how much calmer I am when I can get dirt under my nails
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Post  kittykat on 3/26/2012, 10:07 am

@GWN wrote:
He just knows how much calmer I am when I can get dirt under my nails
ditto

You know the saying... Happy wife, happy life...

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Post  Goosegirl on 3/26/2012, 12:26 pm

@offtheporch wrote:Thanks for a great idea and the pictures. I made my own boxes and I will make one of these for easier planting.

+1! Very Happy

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Post  kbb964 on 3/30/2012, 10:56 am

awesome !

We dont need those men, I just finished making my dirt sifter !
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Post  GWN on 3/30/2012, 11:07 am

We dont need those men, I just finished making my dirt sifter !
rahrah

We just don't want them to KNOW we don't need them...Smile
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Post  Goosegirl on 3/30/2012, 1:30 pm

@kbb964 wrote:awesome !

We dont need those men, I just finished making my dirt sifter !

Speak for yourself! Without him I would have to do the DISHES!

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PS - this weekend I am building my compost tumblers!
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Post  offtheporch on 3/30/2012, 1:42 pm

@kbb964 wrote:awesome !

We dont need those men, I just finished making my dirt sifter !

I'd love to hear how you made the sifter. I might tackle that one too.
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Post  RoOsTeR on 3/30/2012, 2:25 pm

@kbb964 wrote:awesome !

We dont need those men, I just finished making my dirt sifter !



We just don't want them to KNOW we don't need them...Smile



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Post  Goosegirl on 3/30/2012, 3:45 pm

@RoOsTeR wrote:
@kbb964 wrote:awesome !

We dont need those men, I just finished making my dirt sifter !



We just don't want them to KNOW we don't need them...Smile



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Post  RoOsTeR on 3/30/2012, 4:20 pm

rofl

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Post  kbb964 on 3/30/2012, 4:34 pm

Haha ! I need mine to earn the money for me to spend on Mel's Mix !

I just grabbed some left over cuts of stud ( 2x4 ) made a box. I found some spare gutter guards, snipped them to size and fastened them to the bottom of the box with roofing nails.! lemme go take a picture. It's not very big but will do for over a bucket I guess.
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Post  kbb964 on 3/30/2012, 4:55 pm

wow I almost needed a man for a minute. Someone has moved the camera so I had to use Iphone pics. Didnt know how to get pics from phone to pc , haha! I managed in the end.

Here is my soil sifter, made it this morning inbetween cups of tea. I sent hubby the picture he said " cool, now get it off the table !"




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Post  CCgirl75 on 3/30/2012, 7:25 pm

Awesome job! cheers
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Post  RoOsTeR on 3/30/2012, 7:29 pm

Nice job kb

Nice miter job by the way too!

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Post  camprn on 3/30/2012, 8:23 pm

@RoOsTeR wrote:Nice job kb

Nice miter job by the way too!
+1 Very Happy

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