Garden Planter in the Backyard

amyxz123February 21, 2012


I am going to buy a long planter(about 14ft) to put it in my backyard, what vegetables or flowers can I plant? planter dimension: 14'L*14"W*12.5"H. I perfer long planter but will there be many problems on the maintanence? The two ends of planter are metal, but the body is composite, my husband said it's too strange and ugly, so I wonder your thoughts about it?

Our house decoration is going to be finished,planter is the last one.So it's urgent.Thanks!


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I love, love, my raised garden beds. Mine are made of redwood and there is no maintenance. They get few weeds and are easy a pie to weed. I grow tomatoes, eggplants, cucumbers(trellised) and summer squash in mine. The best thing I grow in mine is root crops. I filled mine with top soil and compost. There are absolutly no rocks and the root crops are perfect!
Mine are two feet high so I can't grow melons or winter squash because of the drop. Make sure the metal on your ends do not leach chemicals into the soil.

    Bookmark   February 23, 2012 at 3:43PM
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