Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

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.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Third Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson Today at 10:10 am

» Gardening & Homesteading Skills Summit REGISTER NOW!
by sanderson Today at 10:08 am

» Helpful Beetles
by countrynaturals Today at 10:07 am

» Thumbs Up????
by sanderson Today at 10:03 am

» A great offer for a local SFG,er
by sanderson Today at 10:01 am

» Carrot Week 2017!
by sanderson Today at 9:59 am

» More Bad News for Bugs
by SQWIB Today at 9:57 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by sanderson Today at 9:56 am

» My Compost Bin
by SQWIB Today at 9:53 am

» What weed? is this? (with pic)
by sanderson Today at 2:57 am

» Garlic Growing Lovers
by yolos Yesterday at 10:28 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 10:06 pm

» Today's Harvest
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:48 pm

» Hello from Gilbert, AZ
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:44 pm

» Hello from West Coast Of Scotland
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:39 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 8:36 pm

» Ayrshire Newbie
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:34 pm

» Does MM improve with age?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 8:34 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:26 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 3:55 pm

» Lower south Oct 2017
by brianj555 10/17/2017, 5:02 pm

» Sowing Experiment! Anyone Tried This?
by brianj555 10/17/2017, 4:50 pm

» BOOK GIVEAWAY - ENDS 10/20/17
by CapeCoddess 10/17/2017, 3:48 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by countrynaturals 10/17/2017, 3:37 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by sanderson 10/17/2017, 12:17 am

» new greenhouse got drafted
by Scorpio Rising 10/16/2017, 8:08 pm

» Monarch Supporter
by Scorpio Rising 10/16/2017, 7:55 pm

» New England October 2017
by countrynaturals 10/16/2017, 1:09 pm

» October Avatar: Don't Fence Me In
by trolleydriver 10/16/2017, 11:45 am

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by trolleydriver 10/15/2017, 3:28 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Turnips and Pallets.... "What"?

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Turnips and Pallets.... "What"?

Post  MrBooker on 1/27/2017, 4:33 pm

I know. I know ... I've already posted that we've had 3*F weather here in zone 6a but it felt so good to go out in my hoop house today and pull a few turnips for dinner. I pulled some carrots a few days ago and have many more to doing great.


Now..  for the GOOD stuff. My hunny and I went to our local Rural King store today and found FREE pallets. The smaller ones are hardwood. 3 of them are 18x24 and one is 24x40 ins.

These things are beautiful.  I Googled "Pallet furniture" today and got some great ideas. There's some great ideas on furniture and also "pallet planters". Check it out.

Not sure exactly what I'm going to do with these little beauties yet but I'll figure something out.


url=https://servimg.com/view/19443078/236][/url]
avatar
MrBooker

Male Posts : 384
Join date : 2016-03-19
Age : 71
Location : SW Illinois 62260

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Turnips and Pallets.... "What"?

Post  Scorpio Rising on 1/27/2017, 9:27 pm

Nice!  Turnips, and, um, the score, pallets!  Boot provided for scale, as CC would say!  Keep us posted on your pallet project!
avatar
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 5353
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 55
Location : Ada, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Turnips and Pallets.... "What"?

Post  sanderson on 1/30/2017, 4:21 pm

Nice looking pallets. Who could pass up grabbing them? Let us know what you do with them.

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14761
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 68
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Turnips and Pallets.... "What"?

Post  MrBooker on 3/13/2017, 7:01 am

I have been gathering pallets for a few months now and my back yard looks like a lumber yard. I was on Craigslist a few days ago and found a gold mine of pallets only about 4 blocks from my house. They are much to large to hand load and must be dismantled on site.

I took two of them apart last Wednesday and wound up with four new 12 foot long 2x6's,  sixteen new 8 foot long 2x4's and a bunch of twelve foot 1x4's (also a lot of 4x4 cross members) and there's still six or seven pallets to be dismantled.

These pallets were used to transport huge slabs of marble.

avatar
MrBooker

Male Posts : 384
Join date : 2016-03-19
Age : 71
Location : SW Illinois 62260

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Turnips and Pallets.... "What"?

Post  llama momma on 3/13/2017, 10:03 am

Fantastic, since pallets vary in strength depending what's being loaded.  My Home Depot lets me have their pallets but not the most valuable ones that carry loads of bricks and cinder blocks.
avatar
llama momma

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4855
Join date : 2010-08-20
Location : Central Ohio zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Turnips and Pallets.... "What"?

Post  sanderson on 3/14/2017, 2:40 am

Mr. Booker, Unbelievable haul! Didn't we have a discussion about just a few more boxes? Razz

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14761
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 68
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Turnips and Pallets.... "What"?

Post  MrBooker on 3/14/2017, 10:06 am

sanderson wrote:Mr. Booker,  Unbelievable haul!  Didn't we have a discussion about just a few more boxes?  Razz
My back yard is full of boxes and I have no more room.  I now have five 4x4's and seven 4x8's.
I just could NOT pass up those pallets.  I'm planning on using the wood for projects like planters and pallet furniture.

My DW took me to Harbor Freight and bought me all the tools I'll need.
avatar
MrBooker

Male Posts : 384
Join date : 2016-03-19
Age : 71
Location : SW Illinois 62260

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Turnips and Pallets.... "What"?

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