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Wicking Bed 2 | Re-Use | Home DIY

Our 2nd raised garden wicking bed! Unfortunately the frame was not strong enough and a few weeks after, it collapsed on us! So all our hard work and effort to sand, paint the frame was all wasted!

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finished wicking bed all done.

The bed frame we found on the verge
The bed frame we found on the verge

The bed frame painted to help make it weather proof.
The bed frame painted to help make it weather proof.
The area where we planned to put our wicking bed.
The area where we planned to put our wicking bed.
My amazing hubby levelling out the area
My amazing hubby levelling out the area
The area is level! yay^^
The area is level! yay^^
close up of leveler of it being leveled:)
close up of leveler of it being leveled:)
Bed frame on top of the pavement.
Bed frame on top of the pavement.
rubber mat placed as a platform
rubber mat placed as a platform
Wicking Bed frame set up on the bed frame and rubber mat.
Wicking Bed frame set up on the bed frame and rubber mat.
Carpet layer next
Carpet layer next
carpet layer close up
carpet layer close up
next layer is the black plastic
next layer is the black plastic
close up of the black plastic layer inside
close up of the black plastic layer inside
Angle grinded holes in the PVC pipe to allow water to allow through.
Angle grinded holes in the PVC pipe to allow water to allow through.
pea gravel and pipe in place. fill the box 1/2 way up the height of the pipe.
pea gravel and pipe in place. fill the box 1/2 way up the height of the pipe.
shade cloth layer to separate the reservoir layer from the soil layer
shade cloth layer to separate the reservoir layer from the soil layer

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over flow pipe installed. used zip tie and shade cloth to keep it clear
over flow pipe installed. used zip tie and shade cloth to keep it clear
finished wicking bed all done.
finished wicking bed all done.

 

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