Dimensions of the boxes

marionannetteApril 23, 2012
What are the dimensions of the boxes, the sitting board, and the side posts?
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Switzer's Nursery & Landscaping, Inc.
The ideal height for built in sitting is 18 inches.... the top "sitting board" appears to be a 2x6 and the "side posts" are 4x4. The raised boxes look to be about 5' x 10'.... there is no set dimension you need to follow. If you are planning on constructing raised boxes, do a little mock up and test how far you can comfortably reach the center of the box. I happen to be 6'4" with long arms and can easily reach the center of a 6' wide box, that may not be the case for some. Happy gardening and good luck! ~ Glenn!
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Marsha Ryan
I need a garden like that
    Bookmark   July 31, 2013 at 10:52AM
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anningolden
Beautiful solution form and function. Thank you for sharing the details.
    Bookmark   February 28, 2014 at 10:51AM
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agider1
Where can we get the cedar boards from? We live in Northern Virginia. Thank you.
    Bookmark   May 27, 2014 at 4:55PM
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Switzer's Nursery & Landscaping, Inc.
Real Cedar is the trade association for Western Red Cedar.... follow the link and on their home page there is a link to locating a retailer.... there are 43 retailers in Virginia... let them know you found them on Houzz and Real Cedar website! Happy building!

http://www.realcedar.com/
    Bookmark   June 1, 2014 at 7:28AM
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agider1
Thanks a lot! I'll call one of the retailers.
    Bookmark   June 2, 2014 at 3:34AM
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