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Raspberry Patch with Custom Trellis

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Project by ThorinOakenshield posted 578 days ago 5009 views 13 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This raised garden bed is made from pine and the Trellising is red cedar. We used 9 gauge wire (overkill I know but we had it on hand from the grape trellis system we are making. And we anchored the wire using these one way wire anchors.

We have 2 black berry plants on the close (or left) and two red raspberry varieties on the far side (or right). We will plant a golden raspberry in the middle.

All the trellis construction was done custom by me. :) We wanted something that was low maintenance, added value to our property and could grow something that anyone would want to eat. All the decorative cuts were done with the miter saw and a router. The cross beam dado cuts were done with the sliding miter saw.

-- -Thorin Oakenshield, King Under the Mountain





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Woodwrecker

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#1 posted 578 days ago

Great job !
That trellis will work nicely too !

-- Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

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Von

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#2 posted 578 days ago

I do that same sort of trellis with tomatoes. Works like a charm!

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Cygnwulf

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#3 posted 578 days ago

looks great. Too bad the raspberries are so misbehaved. You might have to widen the bed next year.

-- Stephen H -- If it ain't broke, it probalby still needs fixing....

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#4 posted 577 days ago

Simple yet an amazing idea and design, great work!

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CueballRosendaul

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#5 posted 577 days ago

Next year you’ll have a thousand plants. Nice trellis, but watch out for the birds. I had a ton of berries that were just barely ready and I was so excited….then looked out the window one morning and there was a flock of birds picking them off. They ate all the berries in a matter of minutes. Maybe they won’t be so bad in your neighborhood.

-- Matt CueBall Rosendaul. I don't think I've ever had a cup of coffee that didn't have cat hair or sawdust in it.

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#6 posted 577 days ago

I’ve gone wireless with my raspberries, some serious 802.11n training was needed but they performed perfectly after the fact!

> whistles <

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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