Added by on 2016-06-16

The next stage of construction for the Food Fence. I put posts into the barrels and strung the stock fencing between them, then made a few wire loops and hung a few planters with bell pepper plants. As soon as I get some more wire (probably tomorrow) I will hang the rest of the gallon pots of bell peppers, and then I will add additional pots and soil blend for beans, perhaps some strawberries and other food plants. In the barrels I have cantaloupe and cucumber vines started, which will be trained up the fence as well. I still have one barrel to fill with soil and plant with something vining to train up the fence. By the end of the growing season the fence should be a nearly solid wall of foliage and food. Related PostsFood Fence pt 3 – Planters hungGrow a Vertical Vegetable Garden in a Small Space with Hog Wire FencingSlug Electric Fence for Planters, Containers and PotsEasy Vertical Hydroponics Tower Garden – Even Beginners Can Grow FoodNo drill simple Vertical Garden for Colorbond© steel fencing02 Grow Potatoes in Wire Fence Planters

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  • SocietyofEnoch 4 years ago

    I hope to do many updates of this as it is a proof of concept experiment for a larger structure I call a Food Canopy, with which households can grow all the food they need, even with very limited space. The underlying goal is providing food security for all.

  • Teddybearcop48 4 years ago

    Please do updates on this. I would like to see it as it grows… good job..