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    Quote Originally Posted by Logunner View Post
    I’m using pallet collars as raised beds. Easy to add extra height and move around the plot as I make changes, so nothings permanent for me.
    sounds interesting, Do you make these yourself?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MyWifesBrassicas View Post
    sounds interesting, Do you make these yourself?
    Bought from ebay for 4 a collar. Bit of shed paint and they will last many years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Logunner View Post
    Bought from ebay for 4 a collar. Bit of shed paint and they will last many years.
    I might use them for a hot bed.
    Being hinge, do they store flat?
    Do they corrode or rust?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MyWifesBrassicas View Post
    I might use them for a hot bed.
    Being hinge, do they store flat?
    Do they corrode or rust?
    Store flat, the hinges are galvanized so rust resistant. They will last years

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    Lazy beds are fine. Edged beds can look pretty but can also cause problems when they become homes for woodlice and other creepy crawlies.


    Tall raised beds can allow wheel chair gardeners ,along with disabled gardeners with back problems to enjoy there hobby.

    Beds don't need to be rectangular and round, triangular and hexagons would work well.

    How about hexagon or octagon beds arranged in a honeycomb formation.

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    How about an Aztec keyhole design or a spiral or a maze?
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    Great ideas, I'm still a lazy bed guy
    will have a think. Like the aztec key idea
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