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Vertical raised garden planter

 
Tim Burrows
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Hey Permies,

What do you think about this planter I built?

It is about 5 foot long, 6 foot tall, and 1 and a half foot thick. The bottom is a garden bed and water catchment. The inside will have half rotten branches to attempt to wick up moisture and prevent compaction.

Any comments?
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Luke Eising
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beautiful. With plants coming out it will be real showpiece on growing food.
Expect considerable settling initially and ongoing as the branches rot, I wouldn't plant the top shelves for a while. Heavy watering will help it settle before you plant it.
Cool!
 
Tim Burrows
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Thanks for the feedback Luke,
I am currently building one that is about 2 thirds the size but will break apart into 2 pieces so that it can be transported easily. Only 3 feet wide and 4 feet tall. Anyone else have good vertical garden designs?
 
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