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Old 03-25-2011, 01:13 PM   #11
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I have used landscape timbers (basically 4x4s), drilled through with a 1/2" paddle bit where the holes line up when one is placed on top of another. Depending on how high I stack the timbers, I'll select pieces of 1/2" rebar at least 2' longer than the bed height. I drive the rebar through the predrilled holes and into the ground. Rocks, unless they are boulders, generally don't impede the progress of a piece of rebar driven in with a sledge hammer.


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Old 03-25-2011, 03:46 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by taxlady View Post
Have you considered straw bale gardening? I might give it a try this year.

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I started researching this last night after I read your post. I'm really interested in trying this!

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Old 03-25-2011, 07:40 PM   #13
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I like the idea of brackets.

And, it's the front yard, very tiny, hay bales out of the question. and it needs to be at least 2 stacks high.

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