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Refrigerator root cellar setback

refrigerator root cellar wash outThe refrigerator root cellar suffered a set back last night during a heavy down pour.

It should only take a few hours to dig back out, and the new plan is to add a small roof like the one on our home made firewood shed to prevent this from happening again.

Root cellar ebook


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What happened?
What happened? Did the fridge try to float up due to the rain?
Comment by Shannon Thu Dec 10 00:45:56 2009
comment 2
We were careful to put it in a spot with good drainage, so it clearly wasn't standing water. I think it was the unconsolidated fill dirt behind the fridge filling with water and pushing it forward, a lot like a mudslide. Drat!
Comment by anna Thu Dec 10 08:51:27 2009