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7/18 update

Post  MarcyG on 7/18/2011, 11:20 am

Full shot of my Garden




Lots of green Tomatoes


Lettuce bed


Squash getting huge



Tomatoes in the back and spring onions with new lettuce sprouts with my oldest lettuce plant that is still going



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7/25 update

Post  MarcyG on 7/25/2011, 10:52 am

Full shot


Peppers are growing great


First Baby Cucumber


My tallest Tom plant


My splint on my broken tom seams to have worked


First Red Toms


Lettuce bed gone wild Very Happy


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Re: Table top gardens

Post  Mamachibi on 7/25/2011, 11:54 am

Wow. Wow. Wow. My knees would really appreciate raised beds. Sadly, neither hubby nor I know the decorative from the business end of a hammer. (Do they have decorative ends? Oh well, see what I mean?) Laughing
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Wow!

Post  Reverend Curlee on 7/25/2011, 12:14 pm

Awesome MarcyG! Simply Awesome!

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Post  walshevak on 7/25/2011, 2:35 pm

@Mamachibi wrote:Wow. Wow. Wow. My knees would really appreciate raised beds. Sadly, neither hubby nor I know the decorative from the business end of a hammer. (Do they have decorative ends? Oh well, see what I mean?) Laughing



The SFG foundation sells legs to go under the beds.





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Re: Table top gardens

Post  AprilakaCCIL on 7/25/2011, 2:38 pm

Your Garden is really awesomely done MarcyG--I LOVE IT!!!! Excited for you. flower

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Re: Table top gardens

Post  MarcyG on 7/25/2011, 2:46 pm

@Mamachibi wrote:Wow. Wow. Wow. My knees would really appreciate raised beds. Sadly, neither hubby nor I know the decorative from the business end of a hammer. (Do they have decorative ends? Oh well, see what I mean?) Laughing

If you can built a box you can make a TT it's very easy all you need is a piece of 3/4 inch plywood and 4x4 legs take a drill, drill a pilot hole then screw in the screw. I had knee surgery a few years ago so it makes it a lot easier. Very Happy
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Post  AprilakaCCIL on 7/25/2011, 8:14 pm

Just wondering about the glue in the plywood when making a TT. Should I be concerned about the glue???

Do you have plastic in the bottom to prevent wood rotting?

Planning on making me some as soon as $$$ is saved up to build one or two. Very Happy
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Post  MarcyG on 7/26/2011, 7:29 am

@AprilakaCCIL wrote:Just wondering about the glue in the plywood when making a TT. Should I be concerned about the glue???

Do you have plastic in the bottom to prevent wood rotting?

I never thought about the glue that holds the boards together. So I don't know, Mel recommends the plywood as a bottom.

No I didn't put any plastic in the bottom. but I do plan on using marine plywood when I build more boxes Very Happy
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Post  Mamachibi on 7/26/2011, 9:04 am

Ah, see, I'm not even hardware-aware enough to build a box! Really. We're totally baffled when it comes to stuff like that. Or plumbing. Rolling Eyes
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Post  hankyknot on 7/26/2011, 9:34 am

I used plywood for the bases of my boxes and the thing I've found is that they have started to de-laminate around the edges. Admittedly it wasn't marine ply so will be giving that a try next time and see how that goes. I will try and get some pics of the delamination and post them later.
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8/1 update

Post  MarcyG on 8/2/2011, 9:43 am

Everything is going pretty good just trying to stay ahead of the pest and disease.



I think my tomato plant might grow bigger then the trellis



getting red




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Re: Table top gardens

Post  CarolynPhillips on 8/2/2011, 12:17 pm

Very Nice TT Garden Post. Love it all. Very pretty.
I didn't see this subject the other day when I was obsessing over TTs.....

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Wow it looks great!

Post  stickman on 8/6/2011, 1:31 am

Your garden looks awesome! I love how everything is so organized.

I thought about doing table tops for my deck but I am worried about the weight. Are you able to move those around fairly easy?

Your pictures give me new hope!

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Post  jkahn2eb on 8/6/2011, 12:00 pm

Absolutely awesome looking.

I have wondered about drainage on a patio also. My one patio sfg I built with plywood was raised on bricks but funneled water underneath into trays to reuse.
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Post  Kelejan on 8/7/2011, 2:23 am

@jkahn2eb wrote:Absolutely awesome looking.

I have wondered about drainage on a patio also. My one patio sfg I built with plywood was raised on bricks but funneled water underneath into trays to reuse.

Sounds a good idea, that way you get to keep all the nutrients washed out by the water.
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Re: Table top gardens

Post  MarcyG on 8/7/2011, 2:35 pm

@stickman wrote:I thought about doing table tops for my deck but I am worried about the weight. Are you able to move those around fairly easy?

They are easy to move as long as you have two people Very Happy
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