It seems everyone in Visalia has been taking advantage of the lovely sunshine we've enjoyed the last week or so, and we were right there with them. Robby thought this would be the perfect weekend to build the planters he had promised me, and I agreed. It did (as is always the case) turn out to be a bit grander of a project that we first anticipated, but we were so happy with the end result and we can't wait to see the end end result of growing plants.
The honeymoon stage of the project, which began with a trip to Lowe's to buy the lumber and choose the paint and ended with everything laid out ready to go:
And the work begins!
The paint was a bit more purpley than we thought it would be, but I actually really liked it. Plus, it's going to match our many purple spring flowers.
And the end result, nearly 12 cubic feet of soil ready for planting: