Among this garden’s most interesting features is the living gate at the end of the remaining blacktop driveway. It rolls open to let you in and rolls closed for privacy. Like the planter sitting behind the bench in the backyard, this structure starts with a galvanized horse trough filled with soil and planted with arborvitaes. The trough measures 2 feet high and deep and 8 feet long and cost about $140. To move it, Jon built a wooden brace for the bottom and attached an old piano dolly he…

Among this garden’s most interesting features is the living gate at the end of the remaining blacktop driveway. It rolls open to let you in and rolls closed for privacy. Like the planter sitting behind the bench in the backyard, this structure starts with a galvanized horse trough filled with soil and planted with arborvitaes. The trough measures 2 feet high and deep and 8 feet long and cost about $140. To move it, Jon built a wooden brace for the bottom and attached an old piano dolly he…

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above ground turtle ponds for backyards | check out my video here of what goes on under
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Cut out the bottom of a galvanized water trough, turn it on end & you have a nice wood storage unit.
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4. Use landscaping rocks to build a series of raised garden beds and put a galvanized water trough in the center of garden for easy watering - 22 Ways for Growing a Successful Vegetable Garden

4. Use landscaping rocks to build a series of raised garden beds and put a galvanized water trough in the center of garden for easy watering - 22 Ways for Growing a Successful Vegetable Garden

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like the idea of potting in old galvanized tins and pots---if only my backyard was big enough for my imagination!

like the idea of potting in old galvanized tins and pots---if only my backyard was big enough for my imagination!

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