Saturday, April 17, 2010

Tabletop Gardening

After a series of back surgeries, I thought I would no longer be able to grow my own greens. But then my husband created a tabletop garden for me from an old workbench that had belonged to my father. The bench was originally made from a section of laminated wood saved from a bowling alley. It’s strong and stands up to the harsh Maine winters. The 8-inch boards around the edge of the grow box are secured with screws and angle iron to prevent warping. The base of the table has holes drilled every 4 inches to allow excess water to seep through. (Read more)

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