Re: [gardeners] Please help

David G Smith (
Tue, 22 May 2001 10:28:10 -0400

I'd take a hacksaw to cut it, but it's not something I've ever worked with.
A hacksaw will cut most anything.


----- Original Message -----
From: Margaret Lauterbach <>
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Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2001 9:11 AM
Subject: [gardeners] Please help

> Has anyone used PVC for arching over raised beds, then putting Reemay over
> the top?  We used some 1/2 inch black poly pipe, and it's too flimsy for
> arch over a 4 foot width. Are some types of PVC more flexible than others?
> How do we tell?  Also, if we get some 16 footers, we can't carry them in
> our minivan. Could we cut them with pruning shears or should we take a
> hacksaw or a pipecutter with us?  I need to know asap.  Thanks in advance,
> Margaret L