as Testing Moisture In Containers, Now Weight Reduction In Huge Pots

Ina Crossley
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:35:22 PST
Ahh, that is a relief.  As my containers are already filled, I thought I 
had missed the boat with not putting light weight bulk at the bottom, 
but just as well I didn't.  Good to know.


Ina Crossley
Auckland New Zealand zone 10a

On 4/12/2013 9:10 a.m., Ellen Hornig wrote:
> Thus putting coarse material at the bottom worsens drainage in the
> root zone, because it pushes the saturated zone higher.  The only thing it
> does achieve is to make the container lighter (assuming you use cans, or
> chunks of Styrofoam, and not rocks).

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