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August 17, 2011

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Keith

I just looked in my backyard with visions.

Gary M Angell

What a great idea! Not sure about the stapling of fabric? Watch out milk companies. Need to buy stock in the milk carton manufacturing busines. Even if buy cartons legally probably cheaper then raised beds with lumber and hardware. Would like more info on the details. What about using them on a trailer and going to markets and pick as purchased. Talk about fresh. Also would be easy to move indoors to a green house when weather changes. Do the roots grow thru the fabric on the bottom into the dirt as they would with a regular raised bed?

craig

Gary - landscape fabrics are specifically designed to keep roots & plants from growing through their mesh (or in this case, in) so I would think It would be wholly self-contained. Probably great for squash-type plants and greens. I love the idea of taking some to market for fresh picking. Imagine having people cut their own lettuce and greens. They probably use a heavy duty stapler that penetrates the plastic of the milk crate.

craig

Visions of lollipops and gumdrops?

dora higa

i am very interested in trying this new milk crate garden i saw it on kelsey nixon show and was in aw of it. do you know what the fabric was, i know i can buy the milk crates at target but need to know the name of fabric. whoever the person who thought this up must be a genious, love it.

craig

Dora, any landscape fabric that work. Ask them for landscape fabric and make sure it is permeable.

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