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Wine barrel garden at our front "lawn"

Wine barrel garden at our front "lawn"

We’ve given up trying to landscape the front lawn.  Call it lack of imagination or perhaps just a greater desire to eat stuff that we grow ourselves.  These wine barrels were purchased at the Half Moon Bay Nursery for about $18 (cheaper if you’re in Napa but imagine hauling the stuff back home).  Costs are comparable if you were to build your own containers which would include gopher wire and high-quality (ie. not pressure-treated) wood.

As you can see, the seedlings are doing great.  We’re growing parsnips, bok choi, leaf lettuce and spinach.  Here’s what it looks like on Plangarden.

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