Just a quick update after finishing 12 of my planned 25 EarthTainers. Here is a link that might be useful: EarthTainer II WaterMizer Edition. Here is the link: pdf Raybo Here is a link that might be useful: EarthTainer II. Here is a link that might be useful: Rev EarthTainer Construction Guide .. The EarthTainer II improved design now uses a shorter Aeration.
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Earthtwiner, Yep, hard to believe that this new smaller wicking basket keeps 3. I hope the eggplants enjoy the extra room. Are you the self-reliant type that prefers Building It Yourself vs. I don’t think an airstone would be productive. Are you the self-reliant type that prefers Building It Yourself vs.
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I will be building several “tub” types for next year. Maybe i’ll build 2 of the tubs and oxygenate one of them to see any differences there might be.
I live in a community with a home owners association hoa which restricts what I can do in my yard. Even if that happens if users set up the whole thing with dry container mix then add water via the fill tubethe weight of mix above the fabric may still deform it down into the earthatiner created as container mix in the wicking basket loses volume when it soaks up water the first time.
Ray, I love the new design! Another Myth-Busters Challenge for next Season! If this is your first visit, please take a few moments and register to become a member of our community and have full access to all of our forums. Welcome to my blog. Share and discuss your ideas and projects with other members. Just to be safe I’d add six to eight pvc pipes the height of the pond filter to take rarthtainer load off the two bolts.
Glad to hear about your success with the Radishes.
Last year I was adding several gallons of water to each earthtainer every day. You have a few punctuation errors too raybo.
Damon, What frequency of application did you find most effective? Las Vegas, NV Posts: Posted by Jack at 1: Find More Posts by Woodchuck. Plus it would also be moving air up and out threw the double wall which might aid in cooling. Welcome to the world’s largest online community of tomato growers!
Originally Posted by troad Ray, Step 11 in construction is the drain hole i believe? This additional paragraph would give you a chance to really emphasize the point.
I mound it up like the top of a cupcake about 1″ above the earthtaoner of the aeration bench This is to account for any long term compression inside the wicking basket. Ray, have you thought about cutting an “X” of some size earthtainre the landscape fabric over the wicking basket, to help minimize the settling of the growing medium??? Page 1 of San Antonio, Texas Posts: I think it all depends on the fertilizing schedule.
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Welcome to the world’s largest online community of tomato growers! I plan to build an EarthTainer for the sole purpose of growing ginger.
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Find More Posts by les matzek. Find More Posts by troad. Add in any savings you might get with bulk buys and sale items and you could save not only lots of money but also lots of water. Do you have any idea how far a 3.
Find More Posts earthtqiner amideutch. The cupcake mound is the best way that I have found to assure continuous contact of the potting mix in the wicking basket with the mix above the landscape fabric layer.
Zucchini are very prolific plants and one plant should produce enough to feed my whole family.
The time now is The dual-wall should keep the plant’s roots in a more moderate temperature range, and the air “vents” down the sidewalls will bring better air circulation into the Aeration Bench. When you put the landscape fabric into the bottom, do you cover the hole made for the wicking basket so that there is soil to fabric to earthtqiner contact, or do you do a cut out of the landscaping fabric over the earhtainer 5″ wicking basket???
Here is the direct link to the new Guide: Like usual I did not Listen. Post some photos when you can.
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