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Post  kittykat on 5/15/2013, 8:49 pm

Someone posted this on Facebook - I love the shape of it!

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Post  donnainzone5 on 5/15/2013, 9:13 pm

I agree that this is a nifty layout. However, one needs 3' aisles. These do not appear to be more than 2', if that.
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Post  drixnot on 5/15/2013, 9:30 pm

I suppose its neat enough if its only going to be used for short plants..... like lettuce. I can't imagine how they would tame plants that like to spread out.

That isle looks to be 18 inches at most.
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Post  Lemonie on 5/15/2013, 9:48 pm

Yes, but this will make the perfect summer hide-and-seek spot...hiding in there and munching on vegetables, I'd make sure they never found me.
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Post  camprn on 5/15/2013, 10:42 pm

donnainzone10 wrote:I agree that this is a nifty layout. However, one needs 3' aisles. These do not appear to be more than 2', if that.
My aisles are only big enough to get the lawn mower through, I think about 26", maybe a bit more.

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Post  kittykat on 5/16/2013, 12:40 am

Good points about the size of the aisle... but I'd still make this if I could - maybe bigger so that the space in the middle could be bigger, and making sure to have a good wide border all around it. I think it's a great use of space.
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Post  donnainzone5 on 5/16/2013, 10:12 am

As to aisle size, it was quite a squeeze when I had only 21 1/2" between beds.
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