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[APD] Re: Depth of Soil



The soil is mixed with a fair amount of vermiculite so it's quite "light and fluffy". I don't think the redox would be too low down the bottom.

Cheers

Clint

> >Oops! Forgot to mention the substrate! 2-3" of soil mixed with 
> vermiculite 
> >capped with 1-2" of 2-5mm gravel. The foreground (unplanted) gets 
> vaccumed 
> >regularly, but the backs a different story.
> 
> Walstad seems to think using more than an inch of soil is asking 
> for 
> trouble (from the soil turning into a stinking nasty mess), and 
> from 
> experience I can tell you it's hard enough to uproot/move plants 
> when 
> there's an inch of soil.  This isn't a case where more is better.
> 
> 
> Ellen O'Connell
> Parker, CO
> oconnel4 at ix_netcom.com




                                                                      

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