Gardening Tips Raised Bed Boxes Strong.mpg

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Gardening tips on creating strong raised bed boxes with landscape timbers, rebar, and corner brackets. Your amateur, urban gardener videos husband Sonny work…

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September 30, 2011

Rheygand @ 10:31 am #

great job!

January 5, 2013

Helber Peña @ 3:34 am #

Question, when u put the metal bars to hold all the wood, I understand that they r there to hold the other wood that goes on top but the initial is it holding to the ground or to the first wood?

January 9, 2013

MoShowAndTell @ 2:06 pm #

The metal bars go into the ground enough to keep the box from moving. The metal rebar can be purchashed different lengths at Home Depot. Also a bracket of metal or something needs to be put on top corners to hold sides together. Hope that answers your question. -Peace- Paz, Mo

January 10, 2013

freddiemercurious @ 9:54 pm #

Beefy!! That ain’t going anywhere. What’s that wood called? Not the type, but the cut. 

January 11, 2013

MoShowAndTell @ 9:47 pm #

It is called treated landscape timber. -Peace, Mo

March 26, 2013

Dominic Merlo @ 5:15 am #

You didn’t stagger your posts? Would be a hell of a lot stronger and look better. I can’t believe after all the beds you’ve made you didn’t do the first rule of thumb. Tsk tsk.

April 8, 2013

MoShowAndTell @ 4:35 pm #

Hi Dominic:
What/whose 1st rule of thumb? My husband is an engineer. When he puts something together, it doesn’t come apart easily. They are holding together quite well. But, thanks for your concern. -Peace, Mo

April 14, 2013

amaturevideomom @ 9:43 pm #

i love the rebar idea. we just built a sandbox using your technique. thanks for the how-to video. very clear and very informative

April 15, 2013

MoShowAndTell @ 1:16 pm #

Glad to have been of service. All the best to you. -Peace, Mo

May 14, 2013

wonderboy2402 @ 1:53 pm #

Nice, I am thinking of doing a raised water garden using this method. How far does the rebar go into the ground?

May 20, 2013

hijohnhello @ 7:02 pm #

Hope your all well after the tornadoes I’ve read about. Wonderful video, thank you very much.

May 29, 2013

MoShowAndTell @ 1:26 pm #

Depends on what’s beneath it. Be careful of underground cables, sprinkler system pipes, gas lines, electric cables, etc. Ours are 6″-9″. We have a map of all the lines running through our yard. As things were put in, my husband kept a record (blueprint). -Peace, Mo

MoShowAndTell @ 1:28 pm #

Thanks for the concern. We live in Houston. All is well. Hurricane season starts this week. Time to thin the trees so wind can blow through without knocking them over. -Peace, Mo

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