NUMBERING THE GARDEN BEDS

NUMBERING THE GARDEN BEDS

Hi friends!

Over the years I’ve accumulated 28 raised garden beds.

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Or I should say I instructed Mr. Denim to build ‘em.

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Two years ago I stenciled numbers on all of them…

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to keep track of what I planted in which bed.

I once drew out a garden plan but it got too convoluted and confusing.

This garden ain’t neat and orderly with beds arranged in rows.

It’s pretty much cattywampus.

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The stenciled numbers were {yawn} boring looking and I’ve never found any stencils to liven the look up.

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This summer the industrial looking numbers are fading pretty badly.

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 So…I had an aha moment at Home Depot a few weeks ago…and decided to get these house numbers for something more permanent.

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 You know paint and I are good friends….of course I decided to paint them green…

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 under Roxie’s ever-watchful eye.

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 Here you can see the new larger metal number…and old painted number.

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 A little sandpaper to rub off the old number…

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and while it’s not perfect right now, the wood will weather more and in a year it’ll look good 😉

I have half of them done so far…just takes time!

Have a great week!

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 | 1 comment

One Comment

  1. Great way to keep tabs on all the boxes 😉

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