Some wins are bigger than others. This one was a project I started last year and took on too many… Any of you have that problem? Ha!
Well, we finished it…. me and the boys!
One of the things that I did and am so greatful for is that when I put in water and power, I put in extra, just about everywhere. At the time, I thought I was overdoing it…..not!
I started with 2″x12″ rough cut redwood that I bought at auction from a local auction house (search your local ones, they’re bound to be some around you). I built the pyramid by cutting notches and bracing the corners with 4″x4″ redwood posts (deck screws).
‘I had stubbed up 3/4″ pvc line, connected a pressure reducer (25psi) and a 5/8″ coupler for drip line. I ran a strip of 5/8″ line around the base (all the way around ). I then ran 1/4 line up the middle to the top and also 1/4″ lines to each side. At the top of each 1/4 line, I screwed in 360 degree sprayers. Gives me ample coverage…. Set to water every other night for 20 minutes…
BOOM! an automatic herb garden.
I initially planted: