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How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden

How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden
Good news and bad news. I had planned to film a short video showing you how to make a pallet garden, but the weather didn’t cooperate. I was stapling the landscape fabric onto the pallet when it started drizzling and got really windy. That’s the bad news. But I know I promised a tutorial today, so I took photos and have kept my word to share how to make the pallet garden. I tried to be as detailed as possible. So keep reading my pallet loving friends, instructions on how to make your own pallet garden are just a few lines away… Find a Pallet The first thing you need to do is–obviously–find a pallet. Don’t just take the first pallet you find. Collect Your Supplies For this project, you’ll need the pallet you found, 2 large bags of potting soil, 16 six packs of annual flowers (one six pack per opening on the face of the pallet, and two six packs per opening on the top of the completed pallet garden), a small roll of landscape fabric, a staple gun, staples, and sand paper. Now for the sides.

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i have an old piece of furniture that is green friendly and human/plant/animal safe. good luck! by orphananni1978 Jun 16

I liked this site too...I planned to pick up 6 pallets on Monday for use in growing edible flowers... so I was looking on the web for more specifics on how to conctruct the "garden". Sadly, I found a comment that the pallets are treated with chemicals. I checked it out and now will not be using them:( I had no idea that they were sprayed with icky stuff. Thought you might like to know...I'm deleting the pearl from my garden tree. Best wishes with your garden this year--Judy by judyjudys May 15

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