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I don't have enough glass bottles for this

Post  walshevak on 1/11/2017, 7:16 am

http://nwbloom.com/gardening/how-to-build-a-hot-bed-out-of-recycled-glass-bottles/


I think smaller beds could incorporate this and a hoop house over.  Season extender??????

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Post  Scorpio Rising on 1/11/2017, 7:37 pm

Good concept, but I think if it got much bigger than the one shown, you might not be able to get close enough to the bed to tend to the plants....Too much reaching!  But for one plant, perhaps!
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Post  sanderson on 1/11/2017, 8:33 pm

Interesting. I'm thinking it would fry a plant in hot weather, though. Here I buy a bail of straw to cut up as cooling mulch and others try to heat up the soil.

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Post  RoOsTeR on 1/12/2017, 7:50 am

I think the first time I mowed that would be h-i-s-t-o-r-y affraid

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Post  Scorpio Rising on 1/12/2017, 9:11 pm

@RoOsTeR wrote:I think the first time I mowed that would be h-i-s-t-o-r-y affraid
Eww, yeah.  Bad.  Glass everywhere.  Just really ....  Bad.
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