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Take the guesswork out of seed spacing with this handy powder-coated steel seed spacer. This is a great tool if you plant your garden using square foot and intensive gardening methods. Each different size hole pattern allows you to plant one square foot section with evenly spaced seeds/plants. It

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I like to keep my garden beds active. Sometimes, I do not plant them with vegetables, but with grains. In the Fall, I plant winter wheat. In the late Spring, I plant buckwheat. Later in the Summer, I plant millet.
Rotate the pipes to close the channel, and add more seed. Repeat the steps.

The tool described here uses two PVC pipes which are sized so one will fit within the other. The inner pipe has drilled holes which are sized to hold one or two seeds, and spaced appropriately for planting those seeds. The outer pipe has a channel cut into it, creating an opening through which the seeds may pass, when aligned with the holes.
Keeping the holes pointing down, rotate the outer pipe so the channel points downward. This will let the seeds fall out of the holes, into the furrow. They will be appropriately spaced, with only one or two seeds per position. Tap the pipes a little, to dislodge any seeds that might be stuck in the holes.
Placing the inner pipe into the outer pipe, I can rotate the pipes to line up the channel and holes.
Tilt the pipes a bit, and gently pour out the excess seeds, keeping the drilled holes pointed downward.
I made a 1 inch wooden plug to plug one end of the inner pipe, and also inserted a bolt to use as a handle. The bolt also indicates the location of the row of drilled holes.

I have not yet tried this out, but it looks like it should work. I will buy another 1 inch pipe, and drill it appropriately for millet, which I will be planting; and I will buy a third pipe for wheat.

PVC Seed Spacer: I like to keep my garden beds active. Sometimes, I do not plant them with vegetables, but with grains. In the Fall, I plant winter wheat. In the late Spring, I plant buckwheat. Later in the Summer, I plant millet.These crops are not meant to feed …