I often do small projects for various folks or interests. Recently, the lo
cal Master Gardeners asked if I would make a dozen vertical planter boxes f
or their pending fall fund raiser. They've been one of the subjects discus
sed in the gardening chat room I visit, as well. Seems these planter boxes
are very popular, even among novice gardeners.
Scrap wood use?
Make one or several of these, for the gardener in your home.
inage and watering might be a design factor ...
Yeah, I had made a few items, for the M. Gardeners, with ER cedar and cypre
That link's use of plywood backing isn't reasonable, unless it's treated.
It better be treated at those prices.
A wood frame (decor), to me, would look nicer than PVC or the plastic boxes
, but lush growth should cover any unsightly PVC or plastic. I suppose any
wood would make for a nice box....They may be replace with new, anyway, fo
r fall and/or next years plantings, since it doesn't take much to make them
As to the Master Gardeners, here, they will want good durable boxes, most a
ppropriate for selling. The customers will want something to last more tha
n a season or two, also. The Gardeners have sold other projects (I've made
) by raffle, $2 to $5 chances, on different items, and the winners names ar
e drawn from the poole.
I've thought to make not just a square box, but a house front profile, also
: A peaked roof-line profile, with eaves, maybe a chimney. Why be plain Ja
ne!? Those girls (mostly women gardeners) seem to like enhancements, as th
On Sunday, June 2, 2013 8:30:58 PM UTC-5, Lew Hodgett wrote:
Thanks Lew. That looks appealing, but I have 30K bd ft of old cypress and ER
cedar. They gonna get my scraps. That's what all my-to-their projects have
been made from, my scraps, albeit, good scraps.
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