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Some Notes on Wicking Beds for the Garden Visit 5th March 2017

Wicking beds come in a variety of sizes and styles. They have one thing in common: they are self-watering pots with the only drainage a pla…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

6 Mar 4
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Low cost wicking beds

Recently I used cage mesh and HDPE (black plastic) liners to fabricate a wicking bed. This method is also suitable for raised garden beds o…

Started by george s

7 Aug 17, 2016

Magazine article on Wicking beds

Hi everyone, There's an article on Wicking beds called "The water-less gardener" in the current issue of Good organic gardening on John Ker…

Started by Florence

4 Jul 10, 2015
Reply by Florence

Two Hills Self-Watering systems/Wicking beds, 120L and 240L.

Opening the box of the 240L .... sat the planter on the plastic base the plastic bag fits snuggly inside the metal planter box. the overflo…

Started by Janet Fong

22 Nov 12, 2014
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

A wicking bed happened to Andy too

Well, I had to give it a try.  You all knew that I would.  And yes, I videoed it as well. LOL.  Andy makes a wicking bed

Started by Andrew Cumberland

0 Mar 7, 2014


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