Building a Potato Container

In an effort to save some money and do our bit for the environment, we’re starting to grow our own fruit and vegetables.

We’ve had fruit trees for a few years, and recently planted strawberries, broccoli, capsicums, chills, carrots and a variety of herbs, but we’ve been holding out on the potatoes until we found the best (cheapest) method.

We finally got there, and all for the grand total of $0!

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Using some old pallets, Matt cut the wood down to size to make interlocking slats that would become the sides of our container.

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He then cut grooves in the tops and bottoms of the slats so that they would interlock.

Penny was keen to help out.

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The interlocking slats will make the container easy to pull apart when we’re trying to get our potatoes out later.

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Now that construction’s complete, we just need to move the container down to the veggie patch and get ourselves some straw so that we can start planting potatoes!

Abby xx

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