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 SWC method for large container
I am building a large planter (4'x4'x2'3
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 Comments on my SWC fertilization plan?
       • Posted by: suburbangardenMD 7 on Fri, May 4, 12 at 22:03
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Oct 20, 13 at 12:35
My first row of SWC buckets is set on my Larry Hall designed Self Watering Rain Gutter Grow System...now comes the doubt...the worrying...the panic! Ok, no panic. For fertilization in the mix I used what I had on hand...Espoma 5-3-3 organic.
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 Best All Around Wicking Mix For SWC
       • Posted by: suburbangardenMD 7 on Fri, Apr 27, 12 at 13:49
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Jun 1, 14 at 10:30
I all set to get a mixin', but had a thought and wanted some opinions. We humans tend to overthink things, sometimes for better, sometimes for worse, with so many mix recipes and variations tailored to climate, plant, etc., is there an all around
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 Turning nursery pots into SWCs
       • Posted by: smarteze 6B on Mon, Mar 18, 13 at 17:38
              • 3 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Mar 18, 13 at 20:38
I bought a number of black nursery pots a few years ago when I did a container garden. I only gardened that one year but am interested in doing it again--this time using self watering containers. The nursery pots each have four square (1x1 inch?
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 My (mostly) SWC garden
Hi folks, Long time lurker, infrequent poster. Just thought I would share a few pictures of my current garden.
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 swc??? i tried search
       • Posted by: edam arkansas on Mon, Jun 3, 13 at 14:02
              • 2 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jun 3, 13 at 21:48
hey, new on the forum. just what i've been looking for on container gardening. but i keep on seeing SWC. what does that stand for? and i did put it into this site's search and regular google and neither took me to an explanation. sorry for
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 300 gal Stock Tank - convert to SWC
       • Posted by: cbird02 none on Tue, Oct 16, 12 at 14:56
              • 2 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Apr 2, 13 at 12:23
I have purchased a galvanized stock tank that I would like to convert to a SWC. I am trying to come up with a design along with soil content. I am in Tucson, AZ in zone 8a. The best design I have found so far is this link: http://www.maryj
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 Regular containers or SWCs?
       • Posted by: olivesmom on Mon, Sep 24, 12 at 23:03
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Tue, Sep 25, 12 at 2:20
I'm thinking about next spring and I'd like to do some gardening in my tiny backyard in the Seattle suburbs. I'm considering using galvanized watering troughs as I really like the aesthetic and size-wize I think two would be perfect. I'm just not
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 Central NJ SWC Tomato Growing
       • Posted by: Mustang_Ed none on Mon, Jun 3, 13 at 16:07
              • 2 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Jun 4, 13 at 21:05
Greetings, All! I'm new to the GardenWeb Forums, and have to say that they're quite a resource with a tremendous amount of useful information - not only for those with the greenest of thumbs, but those less experienced (i.e., me) as well. Good
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 SWC for fall in northern California?
       • Posted by: lacanchita Northern Ca 9b on Mon, Sep 9, 13 at 0:19
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Sun, Sep 22, 13 at 17:04
Hi everyone. I have been reading and implementing ideas from here since March but this is my first post. First I'd like to take the opportunity to thank everyone for all of the information, experimentation and collaboration that they have sha
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 Comparison between large SWC and earthtainer
       • Posted by: tnkrer on Fri, May 24, 13 at 19:16
This year I built my first earth-tainer. Last year was my first year of container gardening and I had build a large SWC. (more details in this post - SWC Method for Large Container ) So I decided to compare both this year. I bought two pink b
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 swc am I doing it right?
       • Posted by: amillion none on Tue, Apr 30, 13 at 17:34
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Tue, Apr 30, 13 at 21:20
I'm am using hot glue (you know with the gun) to make some plastic welding. Will it leach and make my crop toxic?? Also there's only 1.5 cubic foot of soil area and more than a gallon water reservoir. I was thinking growing one tomato plant and tw
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 Is this convertible to a SWC?
       • Posted by: enmnm 7 on Sun, Apr 21, 13 at 16:52
Hi, I have one of these: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000N5KWJQ/ that I would like to tinker with to make it a SWC to grow a strawberry plant. I have converted several of the longer planters to SWC by installing a perforated pipe down the
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 Strawberries in SWC's+Overwintering
       • Posted by: donna_h 4b-WI on Mon, Feb 16, 09 at 1:38
Hello everyone...new member here with a question. Does anyone have a tried and true procedure for overwintering strawberries that have been grown in an Earthtainer located in my zone-4b? It gets quite cold here and we have LOTS of snow every
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 Peach in swc?
       • Posted by: bamboo_rabbit 9A Inverness FL on Wed, Jan 15, 14 at 9:22
Hello all, first post in your forum. Have a question/s for the experts if you dont mind. I have a friend here in Florida who lives about 6 miles from me as the crow flies. The difference between our growing sites is like night and day. Whi
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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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 Dealing with Water-Retentive Soils
       • Posted by: tapla z5b-6a MI on Sat, Sep 11, 10 at 14:02
              • 52 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Jan 8, 13 at 16:50
Dealing with Water-Retentive Soils A good friend recently asked me if putting a brick in the bottom of a container interferes with drainage? After reading the question, it occurred to me that there are aspects to the question that Ive di
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 Senior Project- Need Help- Chemical Engineer!
       • Posted by: MrMike999 Bronx on Mon, Apr 30, 12 at 23:13
              • 14 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, May 25, 13 at 13:14
Hi All, This is my first post. Thank you for reading. I am tasked with designing a 1 ft by 1 ft container that is to grow vegetables on top of our school parking garage for the cafeterias. Its depth can vary between 8 to 12 inches. The system
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 Fresh bark fines vs semi-composted bark fines vs well composted
       • Posted by: sprtsguy76 Santa Clara Ca. 9b on Wed, Jan 20, 10 at 18:34
              • 17 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Aug 31, 13 at 14:04
I think part of my issue's with my mix last year taking into consideration that I made it as close as I could to A1's 511 is that the bark fines I was using were very fresh. So how do you tell uncomposted from semi-composted from well composted fi
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 Self-watering or not?
       • Posted by: Lori615 MI 5 on Thu, Feb 14, 13 at 8:05
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Thu, Feb 14, 13 at 20:48
I'm brand new to this forum - what a great place to learn! I am expanding my container vegetable garden on my deck this year and am trying some new things. I'll have tomatoes, peppers, squash, eggplant, salad greens, peas, carrots, beans, herbs, s
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