DIY Veggie Hod

How to make your own vegetable hod

If you are growing various vegetables on your property, then a veggie hod is a necessity among your gardening equipment. And you can easily make one yourself!

A veggie hod is a simple but very handy gardening item that makes it easier to harvest and bring vegetables to the kitchen!

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You can make a vegetable hod using excess timber and wire mesh if you have any from previous DIY projects. Take note that it’s important to use timber like cedar for this project since the purpose of this hod is to easily carry all harvest at once and wash them right in the veggie hod before bringing them inside the house. Some timbers simply won’t stand up to being constantly damp.

Think you need a vegetable hod for your garden? You can do this as your weekend project!

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And while you’re at it, why not make a few more to give as gifts to your vegetable-growing friends? Have a look at a few DIY veggie hod samples we’ve collected for your inspiration below. :)

You’ll need these materials:

  • 1″X 6″ Cedar 3′ long
  • 1/2″ Wire Mesh 16″X 16″
  • 3/4″ Dowel
  • Carpenters Wood Glue
  • Nails
  • Staples
  • 1 ½” Wood Screws

And these tools:

  • Sander
  • Circular Saw
  • Jigsaw
  • Wire Cutter
  • Staple Gun
  • Brad Nailer
  • Drill

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You can get step-by-step instructions from Nancy over at Nancy on the Home Front



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