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    PVC Garden "Pots" -- On b organic with michele beschen episode #212, a CSA had lots of unique planting methods that were inexpensive, deer- & weed-proof, AND accessible to someone in a wheelchair. PVC pipe (10’ lengths) cut into 3 equal pieces, secured in the ground with a piece of rebar, and filled it with soil were used to plant all sorts of vegetables and plants, 1 plant per "pot". Each plant took just one cup of water per day to thrive! Here is a similar idea on a DOT government website.

    Strawberry tower from stacked pots - I might try this for my garden this year.

    we did something very similar in our garden - PVC pipe + bird netting - when birds started demolishing tomatoes.

    Enclosed vegetable garden - great for keeping dogs and cats out of the garden

    PVC watering grid for square foot gardening

    Garden area using terra cotta pipes for border, and planting herbs in those, pretty clever

    Raised Garden: add pipe to hold hoops for bird netting or shade covers.

    Ten Vegetables You Can Grow in Shade

    Disney world does this! Lowes sells the 4 to 6" round PVC pipe with holes already drilled. Purchase an end cap, fill with rock, soil, and plant. I will often put these in the center of a very large pot to stabilize, and add amazing height and color to a container that has trailing plants (no end cap or rock needed if you are placing in a container)

    deer proof vegetable garden

    13 Vegetables That Magically Regrow Themselves

    Lattice and cheap PVC pipe from the hardware store - would work for displaying so many different things

    You can grow carrot greens from discarded carrot tops. | 13 Vegetables That Magically Regrow Themselves

    Cover to keep squirrels & rabbits out of raised vegetable beds. It is made from 1/2" PVC pipe, PVC fittings & chicken wire.

    10 *Brilliant* Frugal Gardening Tricks! I've used the tp roll trick for a few years now. When I plant the roll I leave a bit of it exposed. It not only helps to guide the plant upright but more importantly keeps the bugs away. And I label each roll w the variety of seed so when I finally get around to marking the plants I have a quick reminder of what's what!

    growing cucumbers

    This vegetable garden is entirely enclosed by a fence of cedar, and galvanized steel mesh. The idea here is to protect herbs and vegetables from the wildlife. The height of the fence is meant to keep the deer out. The depth of the wire fencing below ground is meant to deter ground hogs and rabbits. Keep out

    Vertical strawberries in PVC pipe

    Here is another small tip how to reuse pieces of an old garden hose to help attach the plastic to the rounded PVC pipes that create the frame work for the hoop house.