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Post  MrBooker 3/26/2016, 8:09 pm

Started with one 4x4 box on Monday.
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Post  Scorpio Rising 3/26/2016, 8:23 pm

Awesome! Looks like a 4x8 to me, am I wrong?
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Post  sanderson 3/27/2016, 1:27 am

Great start on your SFG! Very Happy

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Post  MrBooker 3/27/2016, 7:40 am

Scorpio Rising wrote:Awesome! Looks like a 4x8 to me, am I wrong?

It is a 4x8 with a trellis. Since the pic was taken, I have put a greenhouse over it and have built two more 4x4 boxes with a 7 ft trellis on them. I will be posting some pics today.
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Post  MrBooker 3/27/2016, 8:14 am

sanderson wrote:Great start on your SFG! Very Happy
Thanks. I'm going to post a bunch of pics today but first, I have to go to Wal-Mart this morning and buy the rest of the materials to finish my 3rd greenhouse.
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Post  sanderson 3/27/2016, 3:07 pm

Are those wine barrels yours? Excellent for potatoes or sweet potatoes.

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Post  MrBooker 3/27/2016, 3:48 pm

sanderson wrote:Are those wine barrels yours?  Excellent for potatoes or sweet potatoes.

Yes, the wine barrels are mine. I use them for caged tomatoes and Peppers.
I was going to post some pics but made a vid instead. Take a look.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeJxagtU9rs&feature=youtu.be
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Post  MrBooker 3/27/2016, 3:50 pm

Take a look.
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Post  CapeCoddess 3/27/2016, 4:13 pm

Well, that was A LOT of fun!  You hoops are perfect, and your gardens and trees are blooming already.  Can't believe how far along you are in southern IL.  And the black trellis looks like it's aching for some concord grapes.  What a steel!

Thanks for the tour.  Well done, Mr Booker!  Gave me the much needed nudge to get my hoops up.
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Post  MrBooker 3/27/2016, 5:39 pm

CapeCoddess wrote:Well, that was A LOT of fun!  You hoops are perfect, and your gardens and trees are blooming already.  Can't believe how far along you are in southern IL.  And the black trellis looks like it's aching for some concord grapes.  What a steel!

Thanks for the tour.  Well done, Mr Booker!  Gave me the much needed nudge to get my hoops up.
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The trellis is actually green but my camera didn't pick it up. Don't you hate it when the weather man uses the word "plummet"? It was near 70 degrees and sunny here today and it plummeted down to 40 deg within a few hours with a cold rain.
     The hoops are easy to build and cheap. At Home Depot, the 10 ft x 3/4 pvc pipe is less than $2.00 and so is the 10 ft x 1/2 in emt pipe. Just cut the emt pipe 18 inches and drive them in the ground and cut the pve pipe 9 ft and just slide it over the emt pipe.
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Post  sanderson 3/27/2016, 5:41 pm

Thanks for the tour!

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