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Wicking Bed Construction and Performance

What is a wicking bed? A fully contained, self-watering planting bed that uses capillary action to maintain consistent soil moisture. Wicking beds typically have a reservoir of water stored sub-surface that is passively drawn on by plants as they need it.

Where is a wicking bed appropriate? In very dry climates wicking beds can save enormous amounts of water by Continue reading Wicking Bed Construction and Performance