Loni’s Vegetable Planter Box Materials List
Redwood (depending on dimensions your lumber yard carries, you will need to determine most efficient way to purchase and cut into the proper sizes)
- 6 pieces: 72″x2″x6″ (long side of planter box)
For complete materials list, please visit this page to download the plans. To help save you time and stay organized I have itemized the list across 5 categories:
As you can see, the project greatly expanded in scope from the original 8 little vegetable plants we got.
I’ll keep you updated with photos of the progress of my tomato, cucumber, pepper (token plants for Clint), basil and strawberry plants! Speaking of photos, here are some of the planter box project. Like any good HGTV show, there are many pictures of the star but none of the behind the scenes spouse who did a fantastic job of cutting wood, taking photos and being an all around good sport about it!
One final thing, a lot of you have asked about a simple gardening tool set to get started. I whole-heartedly recommend Fiskars. It costs a little bit more in the short-term, but is worth it imho. I use their shears and love them (have two pairs) and expect them to last, well… forever. So here’s one recommendation. It’s Fiskar’s three-piece garden tool set, and it’s only $13.99 on Amazon.
P.S. If you are interested in more details, please visit this page where you can download the DIY plans with all the information you’ll need.