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OH's Latest project


By waddy


I had noticed the raised veg planters in the garden centres, but they were so expensive. I mentioned it to OH who went out into the garage and after much banging, sawing, et produced this!
Bless him. I’ve popped in some winter pansys for now, but plan to grow lettuce, radishes etc next summer.
He told me the whole thing cost about £5 and that included the liner..not a bad saving ;)

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Wow thats something to be proud of. Good depth your veg should be very happy.

20 Sep, 2012


Its so attractive the veg will look really good....and taste good too. :0))

20 Sep, 2012


Hi Waddy. I love your veg planter....looks very professional, is your OH a carpenter by chance??
Had a look through your pics your garden is gorgeous, and packed with colour. I too like cosmos (hence my username!).
Your idea with the tiered pots is great, and you also obviously like your hanging baskets, they're so bright and healthy.
Have you a rockery? Some of your pics had some big stones in them....would be nice to see the pic at a wider angle so I can see more of them!!

20 Sep, 2012


Well thank you kind Sirs (and Madams lol)

I'm not going to grow veggies as such in future...too much hassle in our small garden for little return, but it will be filled with salad stuff next year. I really love salad of all kinds.

Cosmosjane; No my OH is def not a carpenter just a talented amature (don't tell him though, otherwise he'll get big headed and might start charging!) Thank you for your kind comments regarding my garden. I don't have a rockery as such, but there are parts of the front garden which has very poor soil and lots of 'roots' from previous bushes/trees which we can't dig the 'makeshift' rockery.

20 Sep, 2012


that looks great Waddy.....what a lucky lady you are to have such a talented amature.

20 Sep, 2012


This is a fabulous planter Waddy...clever OH...:>)

20 Sep, 2012


It's great :o) Good luck with your vegies next year ...

20 Sep, 2012


I really like that Waddy your hubby has done you proud, you have planted it up lovely as well, has he any more spare wood, I somehow cannot see you wanting to give it up to salad crops, lol...

20 Sep, 2012


Another one I missed,Waddy..what a clever OH you have..they look great..I'm pretty lucky too..nice when they can turn their hand to something practical and creative:o)

23 Sep, 2012

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