It’s amazing how much these two potatoes have grown. They look like they really like the self-watering boxes, with all the water and nutrients they would ever need. It might be difficult to see in the picture, but the leaves are actually beginning to turn a bit yellow near the stems. It turned out that
This is starting to look like a small tree. Maybe I should have used a tomato specific fertilizer instead of a generic one. The self-watering box is definitely delivering everthing the two tomato plants need – and perhaps a little more than that 😉 The box was actually nearly empty so I have filled it
I don’t think you’re supposed to grow potatoes in a self-watering box. I tried it anyway, and they’re growing very well, with a really healthy-looking green color. They actually grow so well that they can’t support their own weight and fall over. The exact same thing happens when I grow tomatoes in self-watering boxes. This
These tomato plants are from the same store, and they were bought during the same week.
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This is a fine spot for another self-watering box. This wall is facing south and the patio is surrounded by bushes, so the temperature will be high when the sun hits. Unfortunately, the concrete slabs are not level and I don’t want the self-watering box to break when the water is added. I will even
Uuh, a present from 2019! I’m wondering what it is. Actually, I know: Hokkaido pumpkin seeds! And they’re very well preserved. Let’s find out what they’re capable of when they are exposed to a self-watering box. I’m planting three seeds in each hole to make sure I’m left with at least one healthy plant. Unfortunately,
This is a good spot for two self-watering boxes – or even three. The potato tower is being built to the right. This is at the end of a long driveway. The end of the driveway is packed with wild strawberry, that will have to be moved to another place. I’ll move them to the