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New Project

Our first new project for 2007 is an A-frame set up for growing strawberries.

Using wood that was doing nothing and with 4" drain pipes and smaller plumbing pipes - we got constructing! The small white plastic inserts are 6"long pieces of waste pipe,used to support the strawberry plants when they are first introduced into the system.

The frame is 25` long and the upper tier is 6` high - this will take 160 plants.

Getting set up Small tube feeding nutrient into grow pipes

Feed to gulleys. Returning water cascading into reservoir

March 19th 2007

Gale force winds and freezing weather - but strawberries are coming along well.

Three weeks later - April 7th 2007

Strawberry flowers are left to *set* now

April 20th 2007

plants growing stongly

Young strawberries now forming

26th April 2007 - First strawberry just ripening!

28th April 2007



Keep watching this space for more news and pictures to see how we progress!

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 04 January 2011 )
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