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Post  sanderson on 10/20/2014, 2:44 pm

This is a photo of the 2 x 3 "cabbage" bed that was converted to a table top this fall.  It is now getting extra weeks of sunshine as the sun moves to the south of the southern fence.  It should also heat up sooner in the spring.  You can see how dark the ground is where the box sat on the ground and how sunny the bed is now that it is raised.  The work to raise all my beds was worth it, one way or the other.

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Post  walshevak on 10/20/2014, 3:03 pm

Now that's a winning situation.   Very Happy

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Post  CapeCoddess on 10/20/2014, 8:34 pm

How neat!  That really gets the ol' wheels cranking...
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Looking awesome, my CapeCoddess friend!
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Post  Marc Iverson on 10/21/2014, 12:00 am

More sun is a very nice bonus!
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Post  llama momma on 10/21/2014, 8:29 am

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Post  sanderson on 10/21/2014, 12:43 pm

Thanks, folks. Sun is a precious commodity in my small suburban backyard.

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Post  CapeCoddess on 10/22/2014, 3:56 pm

happy hi ,Amie.

Sanderson, is that tulle covering that box?  If it's row cover, what # is it please?

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