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Post  PeggyC on 4/26/2010, 3:30 pm

talking about something like this: http://squarefootgardening.mybisi.com/product/mels-arbor

Which direction does this go? With just one wall of trellis, or tall plants, tall stuff goes on the north side of the box, I know that. (right?) but how does this go? and does it go OVER a box or what? Should the two open sides point N/S or E/W? Do you just make two 1'x4' boxes to go along the two sides, so that the area in the middle can be walked on?


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Post  Retired Member 1 on 4/26/2010, 5:05 pm

From the picture, it is set in or by 2 1x4' boxes so the inside can be walked into or a bench put in there. I'd orient it with the walls on the E and W side, so it would benefit from the southern exposure. If three walls, then I would place the third on the N side.

I've done something similar with a 16' cattle panel curved into a hoop. Not as tall but very effective for growing squashes.

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