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October 2, 2012
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Do you have any under-structures below these planters? Is 1/2" the minimum before steel starts to bow from interior fill weight or added water weight. How do you allow for drainage? Are corners overlapped or capped(as I perceive them)? Great space saver -how does it do for heat dissemination? ie: would these work in Northern California where it is not desert-like?
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Bonnie Le Breton-Smith
How are these made?
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April 29, 2012
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We work with plain untreated steel in our projects so there are no harmful chemicals that could leach into the soil and find it being used more and more for gardening.
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Monte
Is this corten steel....just in it's early phases where it hasn't completely rusted yet? I like it it looks great.
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Again Cor-Ten steel is the material choice for the retaining walls of this terraced garden.The glaucous coloring of the succulents contrasts well with the metal, and the plants are perfect for dry conditions. The gravel mulch aids drainage and prevents water evaporation while providing a great textural contrast against the plantings and steel.
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Let's consider this remarkable three-dimensional courtyard. The varying heights of the Cor-Ten steel planters add immeasurable interest. The lower wooden decking, juxtaposed with the steel, provides continuity in color while adding textural interest. The upright spiked form of the succulents mimics the vertical support beams on the house.

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