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#1 JD DANNELS OFFLINE  

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Posted July 24, 2013 - 08:04 AM

Last Spring I posted pictures of an A frame Trellis I had set up. It was a good idea, but did not work out too well.  I forgot one very important scenario.

How are you going to keep the weeds out, where you can't get in to pull them??

If one is to do this, it would be wise to put down some plastic to smother the weeds you can not get to(after thought).

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Posted July 24, 2013 - 08:53 AM

It is not a failure. It is just fine tuning an idea. Everything takes time. Good Luck, Rick
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Posted July 24, 2013 - 10:37 AM

I did  something like that last year for my tomatoes , put grass clippings in the middle and it worked OK , I didn't set it up this year .went back to steaking the tomatoes , still have the A frame work , might use it next year fro something else


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Posted July 24, 2013 - 11:48 AM

Not a failure just a minor fix

 

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Posted July 24, 2013 - 11:56 AM

There is always something to learn!!  I think I will be using plastic mulch more next year in some areas.

I found the grass mulch to be a problem in the strawberry patch and will be reworking it this fall.

I'm going to dig up all the plants, make raised beds and put down plastic mulch and replant.

I will have to monitor the watering closer, but  will spend less time fighting the grass.


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Posted July 24, 2013 - 12:05 PM

Sound like good improvements to good ideas.
Re: failure, please see my siggy. :thumbs:
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Posted July 24, 2013 - 01:47 PM

It's not a failure, it's a way to learn, like they say from the ashes of disaster come the roses of success!

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Posted July 24, 2013 - 02:53 PM

As far as I am concerned, anything you learn something from, is a success. :thumbs:






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