Re: [gardeners] Planted

George Shirley (
Wed, 14 Mar 2001 20:04:19 -0600

Lots of us older guys do that. I have a piece of 1/2 PVC pipe, 4 feet long. Do
all my bigger seeds through the pipe. Get a better spacing, no back pain, just
takes a little longer. Strongly recommend the method.


Francoise De Smet wrote:
> > I'd plant radish with a 12"x12" piece of peg board marke for 3" spacing and
> > 4" spacing.
> I learned something interesting from the Garden Guy on TV the other day. To
> save his back, he plants big seeds like peas and beans using a long PVC pipe.
> Stick it at the exact spot, drop the seed in and move to the next spot. He had
> handfuls of peas planted in no time. Good idea!
> Fran.