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Postby bluewillow » May 06, 2008 8:52 am

Thank you so much Lyn. You need not have gone to the trouble of posting a pic. Thought perhaps you would have measured the container. Much appreciated indeed. Wow, lovely Scarlet Runner ..... very nice. Thank you again for your assist. Now gives me something (container size) to work on.

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Postby Eeyore » May 06, 2008 10:34 am

I was about ready to call it a night. It was easier to find a photo than go out and measure! :lol: :lol: It is the medium sized container. About 14 inches deep, and measures about 24"x14" . That's just a guess but it should be roughly those dimensions. All the soil from those planters is being recycled into my other planters this year and the tommies will get fresh soil.
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Postby bluewillow » May 06, 2008 10:39 am

Thank you Lyn. There was no rush ... you're such a sport. I'll be planting both tomatoes and cukes so it ought to be interesting. I have the cages now just need the warm weather and the energy. Won't be long! Soil would be helpful .... lol.

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Postby Eeyore » May 06, 2008 10:54 am

It should work good for cukes but I would not put 4 into a pot. I don;t know how much room cukes need but I suspect you'll be looking at 1 or possibly 2 to a container. Inge, MareE or Ron would be your best bet for an answer. You might want to post your question on OTGF or PT.
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Postby dj_backq » May 06, 2008 2:01 pm

Thanks for the info and photo, very appreciated!
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Postby bluewillow » May 06, 2008 2:55 pm

I picked up 7 large storage totes (C.T.) @ $4.99 each reg. $6.99. Blue with white lids. The sale ends this Friday.

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Postby B_BQ » May 06, 2008 3:08 pm

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Nice avatar!
One of my favourites, tomato and mozzarella, (or better yet buffalo mozzarella), salad, with fresh Basil. I like a Raspberry Vinaigrette with mine!
Nicely plated!
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Postby joan w » May 06, 2008 4:06 pm

Thanks for posting that Lyn. Now I know mine will be fine. It's round but would have the same space.
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Postby dj_backq » May 06, 2008 9:00 pm

THanks! I really like this avatar, It represents what I like most... fresh produce from the garden... and italian cooking.

I serve mine with premium quality extra virgin oil and balsamic vinegar which I buy from an importer in Quebec city, organic and fantastic but very pricey!!!
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Postby bluewillow » May 07, 2008 10:45 am

Andre, you avatar is striking .. Won't be soon before you will be harvesting your own fresh tomatoes.

The containers I picked up are rather ugly blue but will be out of sight and hopefully the tomatoes and cukes won't mind. Must not forget the holes for drainage.

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