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18” x 72” Wallhugger VegTrug™ with Covers

18” x 72” Wallhugger VegTrug™ with Covers

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Exclusive | 18" x 72" Wallhugger VegTrug™ Set with Greenhouse Cover and FREE Insect Cover

  • Set includes Wallhugger VegTrug, frame, greenhouse cover and FREE insect cover!
  • This flat-back Wallhugger VegTrug is perfect for patio, balcony, deck or doorway
  • 29-1/2" high so you can garden without bending or kneeling
  • Built to last of solid wood, with dovetail joints and a food-safe finish
  • Covers let you extend the growing season and protect plants from pests
  • Choice of Charcoal or Natural
  • How to assemble the VegTrug

Buy together and save! This set includes the 18" x 72" Wallhugger VegTrug™, the frame & greenhouse cover, plus a FREE Insect Cover.

We've bundled our most popular covers along with the Wallhugger VegTrug so you have everything you need for success. Place the Wallhugger VegTrug along a fence or wall to create a tidy and convenient vegetable growing area in a very small space. Enjoy waist-high gardening and grow plants at an easy, ergonomic height; no bending or kneeling to plant, tend and harvest, with fewer pests and weeds. Wheelchair accessible. Deeper in back for large plants like tomatoes, shallower in front for smaller plants like greens and herbs, or cascading vegetables and flowers. Solid wood, with sturdy joints and a food-safe finish. A liner keeps soil contained while letting excess water drain. Plastic feet protect wood from wet surfaces. Easy assembly.

Using the frame and greenhouse cover, you can start planting earlier in spring and extend the growing season later into fall for an even bigger harvest. The steel frame installs in minutes with convenient push-fit connectors, and the reinforced polyethylene greenhouse cover has heavy-duty stitching and zippers. The cover slips snugly over the frame and attaches with strong VELCRO® brand tabs. Zips open for ventilation and easy access to crops. Greenhouse cover has 55% light transmission.

The set also includes a FREE polyethylene micro-mesh VegTrug Insect Cover to protect plants from insects, birds, harsh winds and hungry deer. To install, simply remove the greenhouse cover from the frame, and then install the insect cover in its place. Attaches with strong VELCRO brand tabs. Zips open for ventilation and easy access to crops. Insect net has 53% light transmission.

Product Details

  • Assembly required
  • FSC-certified, sustainable, plantation-grown fir with non-toxic stain; plastic feet; fabric liner; powder-coated steel frame; polyethylene covers
  • 72" L x 18" W x 29-1/2" H
  • Height with frame and cover is 56"
  • Holds 206 quarts of planting mix
  • Fabric is imported
  • Gardener's Supply Exclusive

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3.8

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2.0

Way too much Water Use

By Grasshopper

from Marin County, CA

Comments about : 18" x 72" Wallhugger VegTrug™ with Covers:

In an in-ground garden or in most elevated gardens, evaporation is mostly from the top surface. This planter has slats lined with fabric rather than solid sides and bottom. So evaporation is from literally all surfaces of the body of soil. Drying out is almost instant. If you live in a damp climate, I imagine the Trug would work fine, but in a dry/warm climate, you have to be watering daily and probably more to get anything to grow. It is a terrible water waster!

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4.0

Great way to grow plants especially in the Mountains

By Jo

from Evergreen, CO

Verified Buyer

Comments about : 18" x 72" Wallhugger VegTrug™ with Covers:

Assembly was easy, it is nice looking. Tried to buy 4 more, that's how much we liked them but they are backordered until Sept.

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5.0

Easy to assemble and looks great

By Pat

from Rochester, MN

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Comments about : 18" x 72" Wallhugger VegTrug™ with Covers:

Put this together (by myself) in half an hour, and it was so easy it was fun. All pre-cut parts fit without alignment problems, and all holes for the screws are pre-drilled and lined up easily too. It is very light, so I was able to move it around without help. It looks great too. We use it indoors (without dirt) next to a large picture window to display 5 bonsai trees in their small bowls. The frame and cover allows us to control humidity during the winter here in Minnesota. We also hung a 4 foot grow light from the frame without any alterations, and it handles the weight easily. If you do this, you want to keep the cover open so heat doesn't build up? We close the cover at night to keep the humidity level up, then remove the cover completely (take it off the frame) in the morning.

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4.0

Nice elevated planter

By Peter

from Princeton, NJ

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Pros

  • Good design
  • Good Looks

Cons

  • Challenging assembly
  • Soft wood

Best Uses

  • Pot Replacement

Comments about : 18" x 72" Wallhugger VegTrug™ with Covers:

Bought this to replace tired aging pots. Planter and screens shipped separately but no big deal. Planter box is large but can be handled by one. For assembly you will want 2 sets of hands although I managed by myself. The planter looks nice out of box but requires careful handling do to soft pine wood is easily damaged. I HIGHLY recommend watching the manufacture's YouTube assembly videos several times before jumping in. The part about not tightening screws is critical if you want your planter to fit together properly. Also, a strong set of hands at certain points and patience throughout is key to a good build. Plan to spend 1 to 2 hours.

The cover frame and covers go together easily and look good.

I would have preferred a harder wood but understand that would add to cost and perhaps make the build tougher. All in all, it seems like a good product. Time will tell if it holds up.

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4.0

Great design for small spaces

By Terrie the cat lady

from Colorado

Comments about : 18" x 72" Wallhugger VegTrug™ with Covers:

So excited to use this! I have a small yard but want to grow my own vegetables, especially salad greens. This is the perfect solution. We put it together today and the only thing that was disappointing is the end pieces didn't fit like they should have. There was a gap on the slanted side of each end piece and the only way to fix that was to attach it crooked. Other than that, it seems sturdy and will be a nice addition to my yard.

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