Click on the individual pictures on the right for more details on approximate size and volume. The general rule of thumb when selecting an olla for a particular pot or space, is to keep in mind that the water seeps out approximately the radius of the olla; the larger the space, the bigger the olla you will need! An Olla (pronounced oh-yah) is a handmade terracotta clay pot used as an ancient method of drip irrigation for container gardening or ground applications.
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GWK Exclusive! No wider than a bookshelf, this space-saver makes full use of its length, providing room for up to 72 3-1/2" pots on two light-bathed tiers. It's accessible from both sides, so groups of students can easily work with plants together. With light fixtures mounted above upper and lower shelves, it allows students to grow both seedlings and taller plants at once. Ideal for starting seeds and maturing seedlings for a school garden, it can be placed on the floor or on a sturdy tabletop.
If you already own most of the cutting tools and the drill, this instructable costs about $13-15.
Heather Rinaldi of Texas Worm Ranch In this episode I talk with Heather about worm ranching in Texas. Heather started out as a hobby worm composter and ended up with a business, the Texas Worm Ranch.
Growing our own fruits and vegetables in the greenhouse year-round is becoming more and more appealing.
Vegetables can be grown year round even in cooler climates if you have a greenhouse.
Many hydroponic gardening questions I get do not fit into any of the general categories I have set up for Q&A.
Growing vegetables indoors in containers is now becoming popular especially among families looking for good alternatives to expensive organic vegetables in the market.
Learning how to grow tomatoes indoors can be very satisfying.