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Pappy's 2013 SFG

Post  Pappy Slip on 5/6/2014, 4:59 pm

Here are a few photos from last year. Things have changed since but you can get an good idea.


















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Post  boffer on 5/6/2014, 5:05 pm

Look at the joinery and hand woven trellis-sweet!

The bottom picture looks like you set up automatic watering.   If so, what did you use?
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Post  llama momma on 5/6/2014, 5:11 pm

Yowee, beautiful construction and gardening results !
I vote Pappy as The Coolest Person On This Forum   praise
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Post  Marc Iverson on 5/6/2014, 5:38 pm

Wow, the boxes are very nice, but look at that trellised arbor! Really nice, and it looks like your garden gets plenty of sun.
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Post  Pappy Slip on 5/6/2014, 5:54 pm

@boffer wrote:Look at the joinery and hand woven trellis-sweet!

The bottom picture looks like you set up automatic watering.   If so, what did you use?

I sincerely appreciate the nice comments. I had no idea my handy work would even raise an eyebrow.
To answer your question, yes I setup an automatic watering system. I have a rain barrel equipped with a pump and timer. I will post photos of it this week. I actually this week I will be extending the system to our new SFG boxes I installed a few weeks ago. My design I over sized the pump system to accommodate the added volume. I can't wait to see how she works.

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Post  Goosegirl on 5/6/2014, 10:53 pm

Love your boxes, trellis, and garden in general! Can't wait to see pics of the new installments!

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Post  sanderson on 5/6/2014, 11:01 pm

@boffer wrote:Look at the joinery and hand woven trellis-sweet!

+1 (I agree)
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 5/7/2014, 1:20 pm

+2!

VERY nice!  It's easy to tell that you take a lot of pride in your work.  As you should!
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Post  rabbithutch on 5/7/2014, 1:45 pm

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Very well done! sunny
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Post  CapeCoddess on 5/7/2014, 1:51 pm

Holy crow! These are fantastic! You sure aren't intimidated by woodworking. Can't wait to see your irrigation set up. Welcome to the forum, Pappy! A wonderful addition indeed.

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Post  quiltbea on 5/7/2014, 5:39 pm

Great pics.  I hope you got some delish harvests last year.
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Post  slimbolen99 on 5/7/2014, 5:57 pm

Looks great.  Always wanted to try an arch trellis.  Care to share plans?  Or did you buy it?
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Post  Pappy Slip on 5/8/2014, 8:58 am

@slimbolen99 wrote:Looks great.  Always wanted to try an arch trellis.  Care to share plans?  Or did you buy it?
Thanks Slim, sorry I have no plans. What I can do is post a pic of the trellis without the beans. You can get a better idea. The nice part about the trellis, my honey can pick a mess of beans for supper with little effort. Hey, if my honey is happy everyone is happy...lol

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Post  Pappy Slip on 5/8/2014, 9:06 am

@Pappy Slip wrote:
@slimbolen99 wrote:Looks great.  Always wanted to try an arch trellis.  Care to share plans?  Or did you buy it?
Thanks Slim, sorry I have no plans. What I can do is post a pic of the trellis without the beans. You can get a better idea. The nice part about the trellis, my honey can pick a mess of beans for supper with little effort. Hey, if my honey is happy everyone is happy...lol

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Post  AtlantaMarie on 5/8/2014, 1:25 pm

And once again I see hubby's honey-do list growing...

Thanks, pappy!  Looks really good!
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