self watering buckets

Edwin Heiser IVMay 28, 2011

ok i not going to say much just watch my two videos and lets get the conversation started

http://youtu.be/BBAIzpMUYrY

http://youtu.be/WIw_xzJ6tcM

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terrybull

do you think that your soil mix will hold too much water for pepper plants? thats alot of peat moss.imo

    Bookmark   May 29, 2011 at 11:56AM
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Edwin Heiser IV

terrybull

what do you think would be better?

    Bookmark   May 29, 2011 at 11:08PM
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sam_kx4sam(9B)

same color cups?

Here is a link that might be useful: Global Buckets

    Bookmark   May 30, 2011 at 2:04AM
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ferretbee(5b)

My SWC peppers and eggplants did best is a mix of 3 parts Dr Earth Potting Soil, 3 parts aged pine bark, and 2 parts pearlite. I used wicks made from a synthetic mop instead of a wicking cup.

I got some good ideas from your watering setup.

    Bookmark   May 30, 2011 at 11:35AM
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terrybull

my mix si
3 parts shredded pine bark and compost equal parts
3 parts peat moss
2 parts perlite

for peppers in swc's

    Bookmark   May 30, 2011 at 1:42PM
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