[CH] Fw: Walls of Water

Doug Goldenberg (dgoldenberg@sprintmail.com)
Mon, 27 Apr 1998 22:29:06 -0700

> From: Amie Huish <huisha@ucs.orst.edu>
> To: Doug Goldenberg <dgoldenberg@sprintmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Walls of Water
> Date: Sunday, April 26, 1998 1:19 PM
> Did you know, instead of paying $9 for a two-pack, if you're as much of a
> lowbagger as I am, go to your recycling part of the grocery store and buy
> a bunch of 2-litre clear plastic pop bottles for the 5 cent refund.
> Remove the labels, fill with water, cap, and band together in a circle
> enough for the growing plants.  Tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants can be
> planted a few weeks earlier with this method, and it does offer a few
> degrees of frost protection, too.  First dig the planting hole, then set
> down the bottle-ring about 6 inches bigger than the hole.  Untape and
> remove them when the day temps are regularly over 80 F.
> On Fri, 24 Apr 1998, Doug Goldenberg wrote:
> > >This is very interesting.  Yet another testimonial for Wall- o-Water.
> > >How do they work?  Why do peppers like them?  
> > >Lynn Edwards
> > >www.crl.com/~ledwards