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5 Gallon Bucket Drainage Holes?
Posted 20 May 2010 - 01:08 AM
Posted 20 May 2010 - 01:11 AM
just starting to read about growing but id like to see this answered.
Posted 20 May 2010 - 01:17 AM
do you have a fireplace? woodstove? a fire pit would even work.. heat up a metal rod and poke holes in the bottom, you could use a drill too but the metal rod is faster
Posted 20 May 2010 - 01:23 AM
Posted 20 May 2010 - 01:39 AM
Drilling the holes definitely isn't a problem. My problem is managing/controlling the water that drains out after watering. My little 8" pots aren't a problem because I can fit a few of em in each tray and then I can dump the tray or let the run off evaporate. I use a carpeted bedroom very successfully but it does have its limitations.
I have a square 4gal bucket. I use one of those rectangular/square aluminum food trays that you put a little burner under to keep food warm at a party.
Posted 20 May 2010 - 01:40 AM
Posted 20 May 2010 - 02:31 AM
Posted 20 May 2010 - 04:04 AM
Posted 20 May 2010 - 04:09 AM
I use 2 5 gal buckets one inside the other. When I hear water start dripping I stop watering, wait 15 mins and dump the bottom bucket.
This man has the smart.
I know another guy that does something similar but his bottom buckets are all connected by tubing to one reservoir to collect his runoff.
Posted 21 May 2010 - 12:53 AM
Posted 21 May 2010 - 04:57 AM
damn it looks like a lot of work typed out like that, i think im going to invest in some of those drainage trays haha
Posted 21 May 2010 - 09:33 PM
Posted 21 May 2010 - 10:51 PM
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