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 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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 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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 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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 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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 The EarthTainer "Farm" Planted (mostly) April 16
A little late this Season, but finally all in. The Bloody Butcher put in on Feb 15. is doing great: Return to the Growing Tomatoes Forum | Post a Follow-Up The EarthTainer
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 Mulching my Earthtainers
       • Posted by: Athenian 10 (Sunset 22) on Sat, May 26, 12 at 18:26
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Sun, May 27, 12 at 1:13
My two Earthtainers seem to be doing well and I've just put some bark over the one with peppers. I'm wondering though, whether it's necessary with the cucumbers. The cucumbers seem to be doing well -- six of the eight plants are really grow
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 Earthtainer - sewage smell
       • Posted by: cbird02 none on Mon, Jul 1, 13 at 16:29
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Sat, Jul 6, 13 at 17:05
I have a custom earthtainer that uses an adjustable pipe to maintain the water level. I keep it below the aeration table to allow for proper root aeration. Unfortunately my wife took over watering duties and I did not properly inform her that you
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 New Earthtainer design, by Raybo
       • Posted by: engineeredgarden on Wed, Nov 26, 08 at 10:38
              • 1 follow-up, last one posted on Sun, Dec 7, 08 at 12:43
Raybo has gone public with his new earthtainer design, and I thought some folks in here would appreciate the link to his post. I think all comments should be directed to his post, out of respect. Here's the link. EG Here is a link that m
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 Cucumber beetles and my EarthTainer
       • Posted by: Athenian USDA 10B/Sunset 22 on Fri, Jul 6, 12 at 15:01
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Sun, Jul 8, 12 at 17:26
After several weeks of struggling with yellowing cucumber leaves, I just discovered a couple of spotted cucumber beetles on my plants. Fortunately, the beetles have not yet discovered my in-ground plants (yet?) so I should manage to have a supply
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