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Post  Theresa on 3/4/2010, 4:10 pm

Here is a picture of the strawberry stand I was telling you about that my husband made for me. I will fill it with Mel's mix tomorrow. It's still cold here, first warm day and I'm going to fluff the gardens up and add some compost.


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Re: boffer...here is the starwberry stand I was telling you about

Post  happyfrog on 3/4/2010, 4:13 pm

that is COOL!! can you share the dimensions and how many pieces of wood and well, the plans? I want one! *grin*

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Re: boffer...here is the starwberry stand I was telling you about

Post  boffer on 3/4/2010, 4:25 pm

Well how clever is that! I like it.

The image I had from your description was seriously off-base!

Tell your husband 2 thumbs up from a fellow saw dust maker!


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Post  Theresa on 3/4/2010, 4:33 pm

Thanks! I really like it! And it looks different a real eye catcher!

happyfrog I sent you a PM (private message)

Why is that text above the picture so BIG?

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Post  boffer on 3/4/2010, 4:45 pm

Thanks

The PM is waiting pop up window worked too-neato

Alan's working on getting the pics to display properly-they were all scrunched this am

Looks like he has the pics fixed and has to figure out why the text is over-size
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Post  Ray'ssfg on 3/4/2010, 5:38 pm

Fantastic structure.
I now know what I am doing this winter - making one of those. My strawberries are lost in the herb garden.
The pictures are so much better on the new forum.
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Post  rds1955 on 3/4/2010, 7:59 pm

Thats a pretty neat looking design there! How many plants can you put in it?
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Post  WardinWake on 3/4/2010, 11:56 pm

T.

I am so green with envy.My strawberry tower is twoxfour boards built into a straight sided tall box with holes drilled for the plants.
Yours is better!

God Bless, Ward.
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Post  boffer on 3/5/2010, 12:16 am

But the plants don't care!
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Post  choksaw on 3/5/2010, 12:21 am

Definite 2 thumbs up thats an awesome design for starwberry's i have a website and directions saved for growing them in a 55 gal drum but yours is much more attractive then that would ever be
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Post  happyfrog on 3/5/2010, 8:08 am

thanks again for sharing that link! is that your link or is it just something you found on the 'net?

i'm gonna recruit the husband to help me with it -he's much better at using our hand held tools than i am. and he is good at it! Smile

i think that could make the neatest center focal point in our garden - and will design our garden boxes accordingly so that will be part of the long term plan.

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Re: boffer...here is the starwberry stand I was telling you about

Post  Theresa on 3/5/2010, 8:32 am

The plans are not mine, I just found them on the web. My husband is retired, but I'm not, so I feel I must always find him something to do with his time...




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Post  happyfrog on 3/5/2010, 9:04 am

oh, cool still!

i wasn't sure if it was ok to publicly share that link til i got ok, so very neat that you found them and even better that you shared your knowledge -

would love to know how many plants per row, though - is it same as using 1x4's that mel suggests in his books/videos? (if you haven't seen his videos you should look for them - i found them at local library - video tape not sure if folks have vcrs anymore though)

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