Garden Tunnels

Look what I finally got!!! Wahoo! I’m so excited about growing greens this winter. Honey and I got this done in a matter of minutes, even though with Honey working we spread it out over a few days. But it was so super easy. We used 10 foot PVC pipes (uncut-easy), spaced 2 ft apart and he attached them to the sides of the boxes with some kind of simple plumbing bracket. Then he put a couple end posts on for support and used plumbers tape to hold it together. It’s finally raining and after it stops we’ll put the heavy plastic on that will be held around the bottom with split rails from our neighbors old fence.  The only thing that needed to be cut was the top ridge pole and the end posts.

We spaced our hoops 2 ft apart and made a center ridge due to the snow we get in the winter. The idea is to also have it held down tightly so our big winds don’t carry it off to Kansas!

I know there are many other ways to do this. But Honey and I are always thinking; SIMPLE!

I’ll be able to move the fence rails easily and pull the plastic up to reach inside. We’ll leave the PVC in place next summer since it won’t be a bother at all. The only thing that we’ll take up is the plastic.   I’ll use 5 gallon buckets painted black to hold water for condensation this winter.

Hopefully the seed I planted a week or so ago with germinate and come up in a few days!

Oh boy! This is going to be fun!

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