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Wicking beds: 5 weeks of growth (from seedling)

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Comment by Jo on September 1, 2014 at 18:22
Thanks Andrew and Lissa. When I started the beds I was quite worried about the quality of soil that I had used - tired with not enough organic matter but it has turned out ok so far. I'm now trying to work out how to turn everything into wicking beds, I am so impressed. It was a fair amount of work to get set up but now is so easy. The bird net has made a big difference to growth in those cooler weeks - a nice side benefit of keeping Mr and Mrs Brushtail at bay.
Comment by Andrew Cumberland on August 25, 2014 at 19:35

That's impressive. 

Comment by Lissa on August 25, 2014 at 6:17

Very nice! :)

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