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Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by Unregistered-1427815803, Mar 18, 2004.

  1. What do you think about turning a bed of a old pick-up truck into a green house?How do I figure sq. ft. The size is 5'1/2 x 8' .Silly ?Is it worth even going into detail how this could be done?
     
  2. Steve L.

    Steve L. Well-Known Member

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    "What do you think about turning a bed of a old pick-up truck into a green house?"​
    Sounds like a good idea!

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    "How do I figure sq. ft.?"​
    Length times Width

    5.5 X 8 = 44 sq ft
     

  3. goatlady

    goatlady Well-Known Member Supporter

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    My neighbor did that a few years ago and it worked well. He just built a fram from 2 x 2s and dropped it in the bed after he put dirt in, then stapled plastic on.
     
  4. JoAnne in CA

    JoAnne in CA Well-Known Member

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    My son did something similar. He has two truck beds filled with sand and compost. He added a simple frame and has shade cloth that can be rolled over it when the sun is too hot (opposite to your needs). The gardens are doing great. He lives in the CA desert, and until this, has failed at any other type of gardening because of the heat and, an even bigger problem, the critters who devour anything that comes up green.