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katej9410 wrote:
When using raised beds against a wood fence, do you protect the fence from moisture by using plastic? Will the plastic eventually rot?
   Comment   December 3, 2011
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Shawn Lagemann
If you look at this picture closely, you can see that the planters are not against the fence. To protect a wood planter box from rot, you use black pond liner that is sealed against the top trim so moisture is less likely to get in between causing rot. Anything placed up against a wood fence can hold moisture against the wood causing decay. Replacing a few pickets may not be a big deal, but replcing rotted posts iis real pain. The only suggestion would be to raise the dirt level first and install the fence on that level.
December 3, 2011 at 6:50AM   
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.I appreciate it all from the oversized nail head to that sweet surround on the tree in the foreground. Is the rear fencing, redwood? What wood was used for fence? It relates nicely with the tree in the foreground and various leveled planters. Delightful, charming but not overdone. thanks for showing the space.
June 20, 2013 at 12:53PM   
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pkoneda wrote:
Yard cover - What grass is shown? My grass doesn't stand a chance. How do I get this effect?
   Comment   April 10, 2013
mizzvw wrote:
What type of groundcover and method of installment was used? - It reminds me of a cobbled street -- very unique. Thank you.
   Comment   December 30, 2012
sampige wrote:
what is the ground cover used?
   Comment   November 22, 2012
sfalter1 wrote:
What is the ground cover used under the shady tree?
   Comment   July 20, 2012

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