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garden step 1
Start with an empty galvanized tub.
garden step 2
If it's a larger tub, use a drill to make holes in the bottom or on the sides.
garden step 3
Add a 2 inch thick layer of rocks for drainage, or drill holes in the bottom.
garden step 4
Add a thin layer of dirt.
garden step 5
Place your plants in the garden. This helps you visualize your space.
garden step 6
Here's an example of a smaller garden. Don't overplant it, the flowers will grow throughout the season.
garden step 7
A vegetable garden this small only has room for two plants. Here we planted tomatoes and basil - they go so well together.
garden step 8
Add filler soil around the plants making sure they are far enough apart to allow for growth.
garden step 9
Water. Make sure to get them plenty wet for to allow the soil to settle. You can fill in any lower spots if you need to.
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garden step 11
To add a sprinkler to your garden, find a main line and puncture a hole.
garden step 12
Attach a connector and tubing. Make sure they are both secure.
garden step 13
Attach a sprinkler head like this and make sure the flow is not too much.
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garden step 15
Raised beds are easier on your back when you are gardening.
garden step 16
This garden is so full. Put some wheels on the garden and you can use it as a divider.
Galvanized tub garden