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Soil Blocker Inserts question

Post  llama momma on 2/28/2013, 10:16 am

Are the inserts meant to be attached just once to the 2" soil blockers? The screw seems really, really tight, like almost self locking??
I thought the 2" blocker was also to start larger seeds which then the inserts would have to be removed at some point. Right? wrong? Or maybe these arthritic hands are complaining too much this morning...
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Re: Soil Blocker Inserts question

Post  quiltbea on 2/28/2013, 12:28 pm

llamaM....I just keep the inserts in the 2" blockers. They are Not self-tightening. Anyway, mine weren't 4 years ago.
I just leave the inserts in. Even tho they make a square spot for the mini block, you can still sow single seeds in them if you like. Just dribble a bit of mix into the hole and sow the seeds on top of it and cover with a bit more mix. Voila, it works fine for single seeds.
Its too much work to unscrew, remove the insert, then put it back when you up-pot.
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Post  llama momma on 2/28/2013, 12:32 pm

@quiltbea wrote:llamaM....Its too much work to unscrew, remove the insert, then put it back when you up-pot.

Perfect. I put the last insert in about a minute ago and I don't want to mess with it again, like you said, too much effort. I'll just fill in the hole a bit like you said and be back in business.
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