A system devised by Australian engineer Colin Austin, wicking garden beds (and wicking worm beds) are gaining popularity as a wonderfully water wise garden bed alternative. Wicking beds work like a big sand sponge as water moves from the bottom to the top and then wets the soil that the vegies are growing in. For a start let me say that I am delighted that such a well watched program as Gardening Australia is giving prominence to wicking beds – it is very satisfying to see how rapidly they are spreading.
Sustainable Wicking Worm Bed Sustainable Gardening Australia See more about Beds, Gardening and Australia. How to build a sustainable wicking worm bed SGA Sustainable Gardening Australia See more about How To Build, Beds and Gardening. A wicking bed is simply a huge version of the self-watering pots that were popular years.
EarthBox, a great value! You name it, you can grow it. It’s so easy to grow your own herbs, vegetables, and fruits in an EarthBox. Just add water and sunlight for a wonderful, self-sustaining garden full of all-natural fresh tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, basil and more! Possibilities are limitless. If you click on the link below you will find a great demonstration of how to make a wicking bed using a large apple bin. Gardening Australia wicking bed demonstration. Sustainable Gardening Australia Open Gardens and Tours – October – Community. Or ideas for different styles of raised beds including wicking beds?
Sustainable Wicking Worm Bed Sustainable Gardening Australia
Residents may choose this garden bed construction style because they dislike the look of wooden raised beds in rows. Wicking Beds: Sustainable Gardening Australia 6:49 minutes. ABC Gardening Australia Magazine – October 2014 – DIY Wicking Bed in Books, Comics & Magazines, Collections & Lots, Magazines eBay. Posts about wicking beds written by Margaret Griffin. ABC Gardening Australia Magazine – October 2014 – DIY Wicking Bed in Books, Magazines, Magazines eBay.