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Vegepod Raised Garden Bed Kits

Vegepod Raised Garden Bed Kits

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Protects plants from the elements
Easy to assemble
Simple to maintain garden

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Very dissapointing

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Frame connectors poor quality

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I have owned the Vegepod for approximately 3.5 years. Whilst the overall design is good the vegecover frame connectors are made of poor quality material and is NOT durable. They started cracking into the 2nd year of use and is now most connectors are no longer usuable requiring replacement. I had it in a partially shaded area. I would have expected better quality given it's price.

Purchased in .

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Hi Paul, After 4 years some of the older models have been known to crack and they are easily replaced. We have increased the UV stabiliser and thickness of those parts too. Please contact info@vegepod.com.au
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Tess
TessSydney, NSW

Problematic

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On principle the vege pod looks great. Upon receiving the boxes. Put the frame together found the watering hose missing and the tubes were sent within days great! I say only to find the netting did not fit. Requested replacement which was received but attempts to stretch the cover as advertised in the video was hopeless as it’s application required the strength of superman to fit it in the frame. At this stage there is a gape on two sides.

Not sure how other people get it together.

TS
Nsw

Purchased in for $600.

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No Service or Communication

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Vegepod is a great concept and product, however if there is no support from them. Its only when you do something wrong is when they communicate and never reply to any emails or phone calls. Their service surely does not stack up to the "50,000+ happy customers". I hope that if anyone is going to purchase one that they don't need any support because there is none to get!!!!

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Sorry to hear this. It is extremely unusual.
Please email with reference to this review and our team shall escalate.

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Faulty stand

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Purchased in for $609.

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Hello Anonymous,
Sorry to hear of frustration with a couple of faulty parts. Certainly not the usual and we should have replaced post haste. Did you get sorted in the end? How has it been since?
thank

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was hoping for better veggies!

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Set up my vegepod at my cabin in southwest British Columbia. Didn't need the irrigation line as we get lots!!! of rain.. Herbs grew really well but alas the slugs managed to find their way in and ate my cabbages which initially looked great. Tried some cherry tomatoes but the 2 plants outgrew the large size container.
Nest year will wrap some copper around the legs so the slugs won't climb up and in and will stick to small growing veggies and herbs.. Even though it wasn't a great success it was still fun trying

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Leahbel
LeahbelSydney, NSW
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LOVE THE CONCEPT BUT THERE ARE A FEW FLAWS

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Purchased in for $600.

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Hi Leahbel thanks for the commentary and sorry to hear wasn't quite perfect. We have also changed the wheels this year to improve anti-rust.
Hope the veg is growing well!
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Chris Hancock
Chris HancockPerth, WA

canopy material too small

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This is the second large Vegepod I've bought. I was happy with the first but this last one has left me depressed. Since it took weeks to be delivered I've tried my level best to fit the material over the canopy frame rather than request a replacement. I've been at it for two days.
I am not sure a custodial sentence is appropriate, but whoever made these frustratingly small pieces of material needs to at least do a couple of days hard labour, as I have done.

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Fair enough! If it ever gets too tight again please get in contact and we can help sort.
Appreciate your notes thanks!

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Deborah H.
Deborah H.Perth, WA
  • 4 reviews
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Disappointed, bugs still eating my plants

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Purchased in at TVSN (TV Shopping Network) for $538.80.

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Wary Consumer
Wary ConsumerSouth East Queensland, QLD
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Limited life of some components, flawed design

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Purchased in at Mitre 10 for $349.

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Poor packaging, poor instructions

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Haven't had the chance to use it yet, but the bolts and wingnuts were loose in the box, and the box was damaged when we received it. Lost some of that hardware out of the box opening I suspect. Also the instructions were missing how to put together the wicking wells. Luckily I was intelligent enough to figure it out on my own. Some of us prefer to follow written instructions, not video instructions.

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Purchased in at Indianapolis Home Show.

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Magmagee
MagmageeSydney, NSW
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Not worth the price

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Bought a full size Vegepod with the stand few weeks ago for my mum (paid $535). It's only a show piece, not worth for the price.
As the area of planting not enough, I went and bought few 73L plastic crates ($15 each) from Bunnings and made a raised timber frame to keep. This works well compared to very expensive Vegepod.
Regret and feel shame spending $535 on this expensive piece. I wish I could get refund.

Purchased in at Enfield Produce for $535.

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Rob Pearce
Rob PearceSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 3 reviews

5 rotten tomatoes for assembly

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I tried to assemble the base today, but found the cross braces had the pre drilled holes in the wrong place and didn't align with the corner brackets. The result .. break out the clamps and 7 mm drill bit, and realign the holes. You must be skilled at drilling through steel for this one. As for the instructions, I found the photos blurry and unclear. Good luck I say, as I'm a qualified carpenter/handyman who spends his whole day solving problems, and on the tools. Give me an IKEA instruction book any day. And no, I didn't call the help desk, and the videos weren't much chop either. No flowery apology required from the customer service team.

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Matthew S.
Matthew S.Katamatite
  • 14 reviews
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Okay product. Quality control needs improvement. Not good in windy areas.

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Hello I purchased a Medium Vegepod with cover and stand off TVSN and I have some problems. The sprays leak and one is fitted off centre so not all areas of the pod receive water. The other issue is the cover blows off when wind reaches 19 Kilometres per hour. The lid also blows off whilst hinged open when tending to the unit with only minimal wind. Fortunately the hose prevents the lid from blowing away completely. TVSN also shipped to wrong address.

Purchased in for $400.

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felsy
felsyVictoria
  • 6 reviews
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Poor quality pod hood

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Vegepod is 14 months old.
The hood frame is rusting from the inside out, and one of the plastic connectors holding the hood frame together had failed. Poor quality for the price paid

Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse.

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Questions & Answers

Ian W.
Ian W.asked

We have excessive water in our vegepod. Any ideas on how to fix it?

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Marilyn
Marilynasked

Can I put the canopy on the side of the medium vegepod instead of the back

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JamesVegepodSend a private message

Hello Marilyn, The canopies can be hiinged on any side at all for all sizes. The hinge clips are interchangeable for all sides!
thanks
james

Marilyn
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Thank you

Ron H.
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The nozzles on my Vegepod drip water and do not spray although they have been tightened and loosen.

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Details

Features:

  • The Vegepod Raised Garden Bed Kits are contained, making it easy to control the growth and quality of your veggies away from the ground and pests.
  • It’s self-watering - a wicking system waters the plants from below the bed, letting your greenery last weeks without needing to be watered.
  • A protective polyethylene knitted mesh cover protects your crops from pests and UV, and also regulates temperature by letting water and air get through.
  • An overflow hole helps prevent the flooding of soil, so you’re not left with over-watered plants.
  • This kit comes in a small, medium, and large size.

Points of praise:

  • A number of reviewers reported that the pod’s mesh cover effectively protected their plants from the elements, and particularly helped seedlings survive even in high winds.
  • They also said that the kit was easy to put together, even for gardening and DIY novices.
  • According to reviewers, the pod’s self-watering worked well, which made maintaining their gardens very low maintenance.
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