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corrugated metal roofing raised bed question


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Old 05-16-19, 04:09 PM
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corrugated metal roofing raised bed question

We have a terrible problem with gophers around here so once we're done with the landscape renewal to our back yard I'm thinking of building a couple 4 X 8 above ground garden boxes (the added height will also make my back happy). I'm thinking of making the sides from corrugated metal roofing material - with the appropriate wood framing & supports. I'm just wondering though - should I drill any holes in the bottom sheets of roofing for drainage? I guess the panels won't be assembled in a water tight way so maybe it wouldn't matter.

Anybody made these before? If so, any tips?
Thanks!
 
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Old 05-18-19, 09:42 PM
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Paint them white as the sun will heat them up...and the soil close to the sides ....and affect roots.
 
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