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kiddie pool for strawberry planter

Post  twangster on 4/8/2011, 6:19 pm

I saw hard plastic kiddie pools for $15 at Walmart today. I am thinking of buying two, drilling holes on the bottom, placing weed barrier in the bottom, sitting them on blocks, filling with Mel's Mix, and planting strawberries in them.

Is this a good idea?



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Re: kiddie pool for strawberry planter

Post  chexmix on 4/8/2011, 7:46 pm

These pools actually deteriate after lots of time in the sun. It would be good for one season only. I had one with compost in it and by the end of summer it would crack every time we touched it.

Spend the money on some wood and make a box. That my opinion. Others my have had some luck with them but I haven't.


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Re: kiddie pool for strawberry planter

Post  twangster on 4/8/2011, 10:48 pm

Thanks Chexmix you saved me some $$$!


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