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Two Sweet Petunias: Day 0

Two Sweet Petunias: Day 0 600 399 Eco Garden Systems

Our garden was delivered today and we wasted no time getting all set up! Honestly, setting up the garden was so easy it felt a little like cheating. Aside from choosing a relatively level location in the yard, there was absolutely NO preliminary work required. No ground to till, no soil to prepare, no worrying whether that soil would be viable for the plants, no fencing to put up to keep out the critters…see what I mean about cheating? It’s certainly a different way to garden – efficient to be sure. I like efficient. I’m over feeling like a cheater now! Minimal assembly required. The garden arrived in a big cardboard box. It’s heavy, so it was all hands on deck to get it moved into position, but it only required three tools to assemble. Once in position, it went together in under 20 minutes. Again, efficiency. First the legs get attached to the base, and six feet get attached to the legs. To reinforce the legs, metal bars get screwed into place in a cross pattern. Full, the container itself will weigh over 1500 pounds so this reinforcement is a must. [vc_gallery type=”flexslider_slide” interval=”3″ images=”5232,5231,5227,5228,5229,5230″ img_size=”medium”] From there we flipped the garden over to its upright position and placed the plastic barrier into place over reservoir area. We assembled and attached the intake ports for water from our hose to fill the water reservoir. Then we attached the drainage port for overflow water to exit the reservoir once it gets full. We also placed the sensor for the reservoir in the “black box” which regulates the watering. This black box is essentially like the tank for your toilet, complete with a “float” that tells the water when to shut off. It can be adjusted so that the box fills…

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Two Sweet Petunias: Genesis of the Garden

Two Sweet Petunias: Genesis of the Garden 900 600 Eco Garden Systems

We bought a garden. Yes, that is a play on “We Bought a Zoo” and I realize it doesn’t have quite the same effect. What I should really say is “We bought Costco,” or “We bought the farmer’s market,” because – just wait – we’ll soon be growing in an abundance that puts places like these to shame. Ok, not really. But one of the goals with our new garden is to grow our own vegetables (and herbs and fruit) so that we don’t have to buy them at the store anymore. With the way our families go through produce, we might actually save enough to buy our Costco…but I digress. Simply put, we’re looking forward to being able to head out back to the garden to “shop” for our produce. So that explains “why” we bought a garden. I bet you’re wondering “what” we actually bought… We bought an Eco Garden (< look them up)! Yes, I’ll explain. The elevator pitch is that our Eco Garden is a raised container garden of mammoth proportion. But the longer, more technical version touting the many features and benefits reveals that it’s so much more than a “container.” Here you go: The container itself is 4-feet by 6-feet and stands 3-feet tall. That’s right, no having to kneel down or bend over to garden! This garden saves knees. It’s the bee’s knees (which, if bees actually have knees, they won’t be needing them because, again, no kneeling necessary in this garden). The garden uses advanced “air gap technology,” that helps aerate the plant’s roots. This is exactly what it sounds like – there is a “gap” filled with air in the container. Quick logistical note: The bottom of the container has a reservoir which is filled with water, and above this is a…

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