Perched Water Table

Diane Whitehead
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 12:37:40 PST
This sounds like a fun science fair project for someone's children.


On 2013-12-04, at 9:42 AM, Peter Taggart wrote:
> a large container with the bottom filled with
> empty cans or plastic bottles is good, but with the modification that there
> be no membrane, and that the cans be stacked vertically in order that the
> compost percolate between them, down to the drainage holes, and provide a
> link to the surface on which the pot is stood.
> On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 4:58 PM, Chad Schroter <>wrote:
>> SO if you want to maintain drainage and save weight you must use a
>> material of the same particle size - but lighter.  Perhaps the Styrofoam
>> beads used in "bean bag" chairs would work better than Ghost Farts.

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