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self watering buckets

Posted by edthepepperhead az (My Page) on
Sat, May 28, 11 at 22:47

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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RE: self watering buckets

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


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RE: self watering buckets

terrybull

what do you think would be better?


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same color cups?

Here is a link that might be useful: Global Buckets


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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.


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

for peppers in swc's


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