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JoParrott wrote:
Honeybee, the pyramid is made of 1x6" cedar boards-(fence boards could be used, but are not quite as thick. I believe the wood was actually what was called 5/4" , which is an inch. Cedar fence boards are closer to 3/4". I think the bottom is about 48" square. Then I added braces corner to corner (of fence boards) for the next tier to sit on. It makes 3 simple pieces that can easily be moved if needed. When I filled it I cheated and added some rocks in the very center for fill to cut down on the volume of soil. This gives you a deep root area for carrots or anything that need the depth. Here's an early photo of the strawberry pyramid-

This message was edited Feb 21, 2011 8:55 AM

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