Washingtonians Come Together! Washington Peeps

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Nifty-Chicken, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. RainMom

    RainMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    at our other house, we used standard 6 ft cedar or fir (?) fence boards, (the 6" wide ones) which are about 1/2" thin, and some of the beds bowed slightly, so we then used wood and rebar pieces and put ample stakes in the ground to stop the boards from bowing outwards. We made the raised beds either 2 or 3 boards high. (the ones pictured here are 2 boards high. The bed in the back is strawberries, with a recycled screen panel over it- to keep the birds from eating all our berries! The width is 3 feet- because that was 1/2 a fence board and anything over 4 foot wide you have a hard time reaching across (especially if you are vertically challenged, like I am). It takes 6 boards to make one of the short beds- so about $12 plus stakes and wood to nail corners to.

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  2. SadieSue

    SadieSue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd love to go but I have rehearsal in Olympia tonight.
     
  3. TurtlePowerTrav

    TurtlePowerTrav T.K.'s Farm

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    MMMMM, making Mexican Lasagna for dinner
     
  4. SadieSue

    SadieSue Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Sweetlilbaby

    Sweetlilbaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what a great idea. I bet i could build this and fill it with chicken poop and compost then plant my garden in it. My soil doesn't seem to be very fertile so the chickens are helping same with the ducks. The duck water will be liquid fertilizer.
     
  6. Zgoatlady

    Zgoatlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh I forgot about it lol sorry, I might let me think ( ok I know its a hard thing for me to do my kids ask me if I hurt) Its at 6 right I think I will go. I will have a black coat on have brown purse and dark blond hair.. Oh Im not thin [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  7. RainMom

    RainMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    me: brown shirt, long blonde/brown hair, brown calf-high suede/fur boots, reading glasses on face or permanently affixed to head. Not skinny either.

    I Will be with a super handsome guy :)
     
  8. RonB

    RonB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep [​IMG]
     
  9. RonB

    RonB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Woodinville
    Yep, that's the idea [​IMG] I used 2x6's but I dug down in side the box about 6". when I grew my cucumbers, I grew them up 2x4 inch welded wire. saved lots of space
     
  10. walady944

    walady944 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am hoping to find just one or two cream legbars - hopefully chicks. Anyone out there have a local source?
    thanks,
     

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