Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Western Mount/High Plains: Seed Planting Dates zone 5b
by RoOsTeR Today at 8:58 am

» I'll get my Texas garden right yet
by RoOsTeR Today at 8:57 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by RoOsTeR Today at 8:55 am

» Plant ID
by zackshea Today at 8:16 am

» Roots...information....
by MrBooker Today at 6:19 am

» Our 2017 garden makeover
by sanderson Today at 4:47 am

» Is this wood correct for building box?
by sanderson Today at 4:42 am

» Hello from IA Zone 5
by sanderson Today at 4:38 am

» Feedback for my 2017 garden plan
by sanderson Today at 2:10 am

» ticks
by camprn Yesterday at 11:18 pm

» N&C Midwest: February 2017
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 10:58 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 10:15 pm

» Peppers with black spots
by camprn Yesterday at 10:10 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 10:03 pm

» February 2017 Avatar: Time to Wake Up!
by sanderson Yesterday at 9:37 pm

» broccoli stunted
by yolos Yesterday at 9:34 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by yolos Yesterday at 7:35 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:30 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 6:12 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 6:10 pm

» Sanderson - Virtual Roadtrip Flyover
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 4:24 pm

» Carrot Week 2017!
by Goosegirl Yesterday at 3:53 pm

» Problems getting spinach seeds to sprout? Try this...
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 3:52 pm

» Spring Fever Anyone?
by newbeone Yesterday at 3:15 pm

» Root Knot Nematodes - PROGRESS!
by dstack Yesterday at 12:28 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing February 2017?
by Kelejan Yesterday at 12:42 am

» The raised bed of my dreams!
by ralitaco 2/19/2017, 9:20 pm

» Help - Building new raised beds
by ralitaco 2/19/2017, 9:06 pm

» Microbes...you gotta see this one !!!
by jimmy cee 2/19/2017, 8:20 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by yolos 2/19/2017, 5:41 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Box on Legs for my Mom

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Box on Legs for my Mom

Post  navajas on 7/21/2013, 6:55 pm

I made this ~2x6 box for my mom as one of her 60th birthday presents. She has trouble bending over and kneeling so I put it on stilts.



She's got the basil and beet transplants in there, plus carrots, radishes, parsnips, bush beans lettuce and spinach.

navajas

Male Posts : 39
Join date : 2012-02-18
Location : Sequim, WA - rain shadow central

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Box on Legs for my Mom

Post  sanderson on 7/21/2013, 7:19 pm

A very thoughtful gift.

PS Nice rock wall

sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 12876
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 68
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Box on Legs for my Mom

Post  bnoles on 7/21/2013, 8:20 pm

Very well done navajas! She will enjoy that for many seasons to come.

bnoles

Male Posts : 804
Join date : 2012-08-16
Location : North GA Mountains Zone 7A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Box on Legs for my Mom

Post  Marc Iverson on 7/21/2013, 9:15 pm

What a wonderful gift!

Marc Iverson

Male Posts : 3636
Join date : 2013-07-05
Age : 55
Location : SW Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Box on Legs for my Mom

Post  RoOsTeR on 7/21/2013, 9:53 pm

Nice table top 

____________________________


I am my gardens worst enemy.

RoOsTeR

Forum Administrator

Male Posts : 4015
Join date : 2011-10-04
Location : Colorado Front Range

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Box on Legs for my Mom

Post  grownsunshine on 7/22/2013, 1:12 pm

Navajas - you're the best! Nice gift!

grownsunshine

Posts : 255
Join date : 2013-05-22
Location : So Cal: Zone 10a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Box on Legs for my Mom

Post  Millenia on 7/23/2013, 11:30 am

That's awesome. We just built one for my mom, too. It's 2X8 and we added a small 2 X 2 to go on the ground next to it in case she wants to trellis something. We put the MM in on Sunday and she is planning her fall garden.

Millenia

Posts : 44
Join date : 2013-07-23
Location : Griffin, GA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Box on Legs for my Mom

Post  walshevak on 7/23/2013, 11:43 am

@Millenia wrote:That's awesome. We just built one for my mom, too. It's 2X8 and we added a small 2 X 2 to go on the ground next to it in case she wants to trellis something. We put the MM in on Sunday and she is planning her fall garden.

I have my tabletops trellised. The easiest way to to have two tabletops and arch a cattle panel between them.

Kay


____________________________

A WEED IS A FLOWER GROWING IN THE WRONG PLACE
Elizabeth City, NC
Find more about Weather in Elizabeth City, NC
Click for weather forecast

walshevak

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4332
Join date : 2010-10-17
Age : 74
Location : wilmington, nc zone 8

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Box on Legs for my Mom

Post  Millenia on 7/23/2013, 2:39 pm

@walshevak wrote:

I have my tabletops trellised.  The easiest way to to have two tabletops and arch a cattle panel between them.

Kay


 That sounds really neat and I'm hoping to try an overhead arching trellis at some point. My mom's really short (like me) and can't reach overhead very well. We are putting them next to her chain link fence so she can use that for a trellis if she wants to. Of course the best stuff will probably grow on the other side and she'll have to walk around. LOL

Millenia

Posts : 44
Join date : 2013-07-23
Location : Griffin, GA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Box on Legs for my Mom

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum