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Post  Mr. Green Jeans on 4/2/2013, 11:42 am

I see raised bed garden kits from a manufacturer called "Orcaboard" - but I can't seem to find the actual company. orcaboard.com doesn't work properly. Does anyone know if the company still exists & how I can reach them?

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Post  camprn on 4/2/2013, 12:02 pm

IT looks like their website is simply down for maintenance.

Here is a review.
http://davesgarden.com/products/gwd/c/4337/#b

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Post  Mr. Green Jeans on 4/2/2013, 12:31 pm

@camprn wrote:IT looks like their website is simply down for maintenance.

Yes, I thought that too, but it's been like that for over a month.
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Post  camprn on 4/2/2013, 1:05 pm

I would have to say it bodes ill... I would steer clear.......

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Post  jazzycat on 4/2/2013, 8:13 pm

Home Depot has some cedar raised beds (4' x 4' x 7") for about $40, and one that has an extension for about $80. I was thinking of getting one, but I'm just going to buy the cedar and build it myself.

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Post  Mr. Green Jeans on 4/2/2013, 8:43 pm

I'm actually specifically trying to find this company.
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Post  jazzycat on 4/2/2013, 9:11 pm

oops. Sorry. I misunderstood your post. Embarassed

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Post  tramman on 4/2/2013, 11:45 pm

It looks like Orcaboard is owned by a company called Durable Plastic Design LLC, located in a suburb of Seattle. Here is a link to the BBB that has contact info.

http://www.bbb.org/western-washington/business-reviews/furniture-outdoor/durable-plastic-design-in-shoreline-wa-22001970
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Post  Nicola on 4/3/2013, 12:00 am

I have a feeling that Orcaboard is no more. Sad
I checked the phone # from Dave's listing, and got that fast-busy signal that suggests the number's out of order. The website leads to an error message about some program the website uses, and searches for the name "Orcaboard" and "Durable Plastic Design" didn't get anything much. Green Products.info seems to carry these, http://www.greenproducts.info/Orcaboard_Raised_Garden_Bed_Kit(Multiple_Sizes).html], and Amazon lists the kit as "Currently unavailable. We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock."
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Post  Mr. Green Jeans on 4/3/2013, 4:32 pm

Thanks eveybody. I wrote to "Green Products" to see if they know anything.
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Post  Mr. Green Jeans on 4/4/2013, 8:36 am

Well, if anybody cares, they are in fact out of business. Green Products confirmed it & said they hadn't gotten around to taking it off their website yet. Thanks for the help folks.
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Post  JudyATucker on 2/4/2015, 11:07 pm

Thanks for posting, I was looking for them too.
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Post  sanderson on 2/5/2015, 2:35 am

Hi, Judy. glad you found your answer in this old thread. You can change how you want the current date and time to show by going into your profile.

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Post  AtlantaMarie on 2/5/2015, 10:52 am

Hi Judy.  Welcome from Atlanta, GA. 

You'll find all SORTS of answers here!  :-)
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Post  sanderson on 2/5/2015, 12:27 pm

Judy,  Welcome to the Forum from California!  glad you\'re here  I missed the fact that you are a new member.  We have other Floridian members so you are in company.

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Post  JudyATucker on 2/5/2015, 2:23 pm

Thanks for the welcome and the information. I will need tons of info because I'm just moving to central (zone 9b) Florida from Ohio.
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Post  Kelejan on 2/5/2015, 2:50 pm

glad you\'re here Judy from Kelejan of Canada. happy hi
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Post  sanderson on 2/5/2015, 3:22 pm

Please go to the Home page and "Introduce Yourself." Let us know about your past experience, your hopes and dreams. Are you going to be using the All New Square Foot Garden method?

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