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1
 Earthtainers? (Or SWC's)
       • Posted by: queuetue on Tue, Feb 10, 09 at 18:01
              • 88 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Mar 4, 09 at 0:00
Those of you that have tried them for tomatoes, are they worth the cost? Sacrificing two rubbermaid containers is close to 40 dollars, plus the basket, cage and an hour of assembly... What's the real different in results vs in-ground or in-square
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 Earthtainer tomato
OK, so the data for the experiment. I planted two stupice tomato seeds in a regular 6
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 Earthtainer 3 Cage Alternatives
       • Posted by: jcarroll WA on Wed, Jun 8, 11 at 23:42
              • 22 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, May 9, 13 at 20:27
Hi, I am a complete novice looking for some help - I built 3 Earthtainers and at the time of building I had ordered the pea fences for the cages from Gurneys. Unfortunately they are backordered, and I no longer have any confidence when they will a
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 Adding Mycorrhizae and/or Actinovate to my EarthTainers
       • Posted by: Athenian USDA 10 - Sunset 22 on Tue, May 29, 12 at 23:46
              • 19 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Mar 24, 13 at 15:37
How exactly should I add either (or both?) of these products to my EarthTainer? Was I supposed to add them before planting? Can I add them to the water resevoir or should I mix up a gallon and pour some down the planting slits? I have found
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 Potting mix for Earthtainers?
       • Posted by: Mrs.Greene on Fri, Jun 15, 12 at 16:34
              • 18 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Feb 12, 14 at 8:59
hello. Please forgive if I am asking a question asked a million times. I am new to self-watering container gardening. After several years of dismal tomato growing, I am attempting earthtainers for the first time. My dear husband has built me o
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 The new EarthTainer III Rev 3.2 Construction Guide is now availab
The new EarthTainer III Rev 3.2 Construction Guide is now available at the TomatoFest website: http://earthtainer.tomatofest.com/pdfs/EarthTainer-Construction-Guide.pdf Mostly
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 Earthtainer Tomatoes-BER
       • Posted by: natureboy68 on Mon, Apr 6, 09 at 19:21
              • 13 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Jul 4, 13 at 12:35
Hello! last year was my first season with SWC: rubbermaid and 5gal bucket design.I planted mortgage lifter,brandywine, cherokee purple, and some others that i can't remember. they all looked great, healthy, lots of fruit set, then blossom end ro
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 Will this custom potting mix work in EarthTainer??
       • Posted by: dancinglemons 7B on Sat, Jun 9, 12 at 2:36
              • 12 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Oct 18, 12 at 19:26
Hello all, I've done quite a bit of reading about Gritty Mix and 511 mix. I have been using the 511 with good results. I am now ready to ask these questions. Is there any situation where 50% peat moss and 50% bark fines will work in SWC/SIP.
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 EarthTainer Planting Guide?
       • Posted by: Athenian none on Sat, Apr 21, 12 at 12:12
              • 10 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jul 30, 12 at 18:57
Are there posted guidelines for planting in the homemade EarthTainers? I was following the planting guides for EarthBoxes but I've seen several messages that suggest other planting schemes -- e.g. 4 peppers per box rather than 6. I'm also starti
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 Horse trough as a giant EarthTainer
       • Posted by: Athenian 10 (Sunset 22) on Sat, May 26, 12 at 18:37
              • 8 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, May 30, 12 at 16:17
I'm so excited about my debut experience with the EarthTainers that I'm thinking about how I can use the method in a bigger area. I was thinking about a wicking bed but I think that would take more to set up and maintain over the years than I'll
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 New EarthTainer & InnTainer Guides Published - Feb 14, 2012
       • Posted by: rnewste 8b NorCal on Tue, Feb 14, 12 at 13:07
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, May 7, 13 at 0:54
I have revised the two Construction Guides today. For the EarthTainer, the design of the Aeration Bench has been simplified (the Guide is now 19 pages vs. 20 pages before). I have also changed the Grow Media ratios slightly, and increased the Dolo
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 Making the Earthtainer bigger - And Permanent!~
       • Posted by: md2b78 none on Sat, Feb 4, 12 at 20:15
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Feb 23, 12 at 9:33
Hello all, I have experimented with the Earthtainer in its original form, and it is awesome! My question is this: Is it possible to increase the scale of the design? I work with an NGO in northern Kenya which, among other things, is
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 Planting in Earthtainers this evening!
       • Posted by: engineeredgarden on Wed, Apr 15, 09 at 17:21
              • 7 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Apr 16, 09 at 10:16
It's finally time to move the ugly tomato transplants into their new home. Woo Hoo! EG Follow-Up Postings: RE: Planting in Earthtainers this evening! Posted by: Return to the Square Foot Gardening Forum | Post a
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 Smart Pots vs Earthtainer: or hybrid of the two?
       • Posted by: Remodeller none on Tue, May 7, 13 at 20:01
              • 5 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, May 12, 13 at 20:51
If I remember & understand correctly Smart Pots claims to fame are that their thick fabric like material is breathable and so it thoroughly aerates the pot 'soil' mix- it also directs the roots in a desirable way. If I understand correctly the Ea
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 Earthtainer Pepper Plants Look Sick & Eggplant leaves eaten
       • Posted by: tigerveg NE Florida on Mon, May 7, 12 at 15:08
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, May 14, 12 at 13:49
I am in need of help. My pepper plants are at the end of the line for my automatic watering system and were not getting enough water in the first 2 weeks of planting. (I just thought they were growing slowly.) I lifted the pipe thing up and now th
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 37-gallon Roughneck for Earthtainer?
       • Posted by: AvocadosNumber none on Fri, Apr 13, 12 at 21:11
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Apr 21, 12 at 15:19
Hello, I'm having trouble finding enough 31-gallon Roughneck containers for my Earthtainer ambitions in the San Diego area. Home Depot has the 37-gallon version. I've seen some people mentioning they had used these for Earthtainers. Are there
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 What to do when your earthtainers completely dry up?
       • Posted by: Cobarchie none on Wed, Jul 4, 12 at 14:17
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Jul 5, 12 at 23:55
I tried posting this earlier but can't find the post. Sorry if it's been moved and I repost... I've been watering my earthtainers from the top for the first several weeks as Ray suggests in his instructions. When I water, there is still wate
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 Pictures of the root system on my 5 gallon earthtainers
       • Posted by: wertach 7b SC on Mon, Oct 15, 12 at 14:43
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Oct 20, 12 at 14:46
They were better boys in homemade earthtainers. This pic was took early in spring, they had loads of extra early great tasting tomatoes later and got huge. Return to the Growing Tomatoes Forum | Post a Follow-Up Pictures o
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 2nd year of vegetable gardening and my first earthtainer
       • Posted by: tnkrer 5b MA on Sat, May 11, 13 at 20:47
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Sep 29, 13 at 22:58
This is my second year of gardening and first year to plant in an earthtainer. Thanks Raybo for a great guide. I have planted some different variety of tomatoes this year. We had planted husky cherry and roma tomatoes last year and didn't
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 EarthTainer soil mix
       • Posted by: Athenian 10 (Sunset 22) on Thu, Apr 12, 12 at 14:36
              • 3 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Apr 13, 12 at 10:01
Hi, I am just getting started with container gardening. I made one EarthTainer as an experiment last fall and am using that as a spinach bed. Now I'm getting ready to plant two more EarthTainers to grow peppers and cucumbers. Given th
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