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Raised Gardens 5: The Dirt And More

Raised Gardens 5: The Dirt And More

We left you last time with everything but the dirt, but just filling the boxes with dirt wouldn’t make for a very interesting post this time so we added a couple of surprises. We had great weather to finish off this project. Not too hot and not too cold. It...

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Raised Gardens 4: Everything But The Dirt

Raised Gardens 4: Everything But The Dirt

During this episode we’ll watch the transformation of a dull and lackluster backyard into an oasis for growing our own delicious vegetables. Well, I might be exaggerating a bit but it sure looks a lot better than it did before.

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Raised Gardens 3: Construction

Raised Gardens 3: Construction

This phase of the project is just about the general construction of the raised gardens. Cutting things to length, measuring things (maybe that should have gone before cutting things), drilling holes, cutting dadoes, and stuff like that. I didn’t try any new or fancy techniques this time so I won’t...

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Raised Gardens 2: The Blocks

Raised Gardens 2: The Blocks

Since these gardens are going to be placed right at the end of our patio we decided to make the sides facing the house a little more interesting than just some redwood rails. We stumbled upon this company that sells wooden tiles for use indoors and really liked the...

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Raised Gardens 1: The Plan

Raised Gardens 1: The Plan

Well, here it is. The plan for our raised gardens. These aren’t your typical raised gardens mind you. These are like ’6 Million Dollar Man’ type raised gardens. Gentlemen, I can build them. I have the technology (and the lumber)…

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