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
» What Are These Little Guys?
by BeetlesPerSqFt Today at 11:28 am

» Senseless Banter...
by trolleydriver Today at 9:47 am

» Healthy Meals
by trolleydriver Today at 9:42 am

» New England July 2017
by hammock gal Today at 8:51 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by plantoid Today at 6:47 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by AtlantaMarie Today at 5:47 am

» Can I use a fabric pot for SFG?
by Fiz Yesterday at 11:48 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 10:25 pm

» Some of our Gluten-free Cajun Recipes
by july541 Yesterday at 10:20 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 10:09 pm

» What I've learned this year
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 9:28 pm

» What do you know about making sauerkraut?
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 9:27 pm

» N & C Midwest; July 2017 !
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 9:21 pm

» PVC Watering Grid.
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 9:02 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in JULY 2017?
by Fiz Yesterday at 8:15 pm

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by audrey.jeanne.roberts Yesterday at 7:11 pm

» Your favorite watermelon and pumpkin
by audrey.jeanne.roberts Yesterday at 6:55 pm

» California's Drought
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 4:28 pm

» Caterpillars -Armyworm?
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 4:17 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 4:15 pm

» Just Completed my Garden.....What Should I Plant NOW!
by stealthmayhem Yesterday at 10:48 am

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by Robbomb116 Yesterday at 9:23 am

» Chive Omelet
by SQWIB Yesterday at 8:23 am

» who has chickens
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:33 am

» Spots on rosemary/marigolds
by AlwaysHotinFL 7/19/2017, 5:27 pm

» applying square foot gardening to container gardening! help!
by CapeCoddess 7/19/2017, 4:50 pm

» Turnips
by CapeCoddess 7/19/2017, 2:59 pm

» Squash vine Borers!!
by Scorpio Rising 7/18/2017, 9:56 pm

» Solar panels
by countrynaturals 7/18/2017, 4:34 pm

» Spiders! (Warning, arachnophobes: Photos)
by countrynaturals 7/18/2017, 4:24 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

untreated lumber

View previous topic View next topic Go down

untreated lumber

Post  spanky22 on 4/19/2011, 5:21 pm

Well... My first question.
Where can I get untreated lumber in Cincinnati?

I was under the assumption that all the home improvement stores had treated lumber.
Maybe I'm jumping the gun on this question. I'll call HD tonight if I don't hear back from anyone.
Smile
avatar
spanky22

Posts : 9
Join date : 2011-04-19
Location : Cincinnati, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: untreated lumber

Post  Hyzleyes on 4/19/2011, 5:32 pm

I don't think you'll have trouble finding it. Untreated lumber is used for anything inside a house/building (to my understanding) so they should have plenty. However, we wanted 2x8's and couldn't find that size at our Home Depot. Ended up finding it at Menards, but it looked like junk. Went with nicer looking 2x10's.

Hyzleyes

Posts : 62
Join date : 2011-04-06
Location : Indianapolis, IN

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: untreated lumber

Post  MasonGarden on 4/19/2011, 5:36 pm

I agree with Hyzleyes. You will be able to find what you need in this area at Home Depot, Lowe's, or Menard's (they just opened about a month ago in Fairfield off of 129 West and the Route 4 By-Pass). It's a true mega hardware store, even bigger than our local HD or Lowe's.
avatar
MasonGarden

Female Posts : 284
Join date : 2010-03-17
Location : Mason, OH

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: untreated lumber

Post  spanky22 on 4/19/2011, 6:05 pm

Yup! The HD has the lumber.
Now I have to calculate how much dirt goes into this box. (could get pricey for me!)
I'll hold off on the dirt for now. I can see myself buying all the dirt, then reading the book on the next day, telling me not to buy X, X, X dirt. ) Embarassed
avatar
spanky22

Posts : 9
Join date : 2011-04-19
Location : Cincinnati, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: untreated lumber

Post  MasonGarden on 4/19/2011, 6:10 pm

Here is a link to the thread that references the calculator for figuring out how much of the soil (Mel's Mix as it is referred to in the book) that you need:

[url= http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t5088-mel-s-mix-calculator] http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t5088-mel-s-mix-calculator[/url]


Click on "Mel's Mix Calculator" Enter the dimensions of your boxes in the purple cells and it will tell you how much of each component (compost, vermiculite, and peat moss) that you need. If you decide to go this route, you will be able to find coarse vermiculite at Dayton Hydroponics in Springdale. Good luck!

avatar
MasonGarden

Female Posts : 284
Join date : 2010-03-17
Location : Mason, OH

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: untreated lumber

Post  camprn on 4/19/2011, 6:19 pm

@spanky22 wrote:Yup! The HD has the lumber.
Now I have to calculate how much dirt goes into this box. (could get pricey for me!)
I'll hold off on the dirt for now. I can see myself buying all the dirt, then reading the book on the next day, telling me not to buy X, X, X dirt. ) Embarassed
Good thinking !!
Here's a copy for nearly 1/2 price @ Half.com
avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14165
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: untreated lumber

Post  acara on 4/19/2011, 7:46 pm

Yeah ... untreated lumber won't be a problem at HD
avatar
acara

Male Posts : 1012
Join date : 2010-08-27
Age : 47
Location : Wesley Chapel, Florida (Zone 9)

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: untreated lumber

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