What kind of gutters for gutter gardening?

ileanSeptember 8, 2011

Hi!

I have an ambitious plan to set up several feet of a vegetable gutter garden along my side yard. I'm now concerned that vinyl gutters might degrade with nasty/toxic side effects though. I've also read that aluminum, steel or zinc gutter might have unhealthy anti-rust coatings. Any truth to these fears? I can not afford copper!

What kind of gutter should I use, or are all my gardening dreams down the . . . gutter?

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calistoga_al

We have in our area Hydroponic gardeners using plastic gutters for their commercial production. Al

    Bookmark   September 9, 2011 at 9:22AM
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ilean

Thanks Al. Is plastic the same as vinyl or PVC?

    Bookmark   September 9, 2011 at 12:02PM
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calistoga_al

They use the white gutters, which I presume are PVC. Al

    Bookmark   September 10, 2011 at 8:00AM
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