You’re looking at the only way our family will ever have a garden in our deer-filled backyard. For several years, I had been eyeing the Grow Camp “Ultimate Vegetable Grower” in the Gardener’s Supply Company catalog. It’s a raised bed garden, with a built in structure and screening that keeps out critters both big and small. It also has removable plastic covers that allow it to act as a green house in the early spring months. The Grow Camp was drool-worthy for sure, but its hefty price tag had me certain that owning one was just a pipe dream. In reality, most of what I pine for in the Gardener’s Supply catalog is an expensive impossibility – but that doesn’t stop me from pouring over the pages each time it arrives in my mailbox.
Then one late winter day last year, Hubberman texted from Costco with a photo of a Grow Camp system, with extension, and growing tray, for less than the retail price of just one section normally Continue reading »