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raised garden beds using I.B.C Pod containers.

decca
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raised garden beds using I.B.C Pod containers.

HI.Has anyone here heard or seen self sustained raised garden beds made using I.B.C Plastic Pods/Totes?I am a new member and have heard about this being done in Aussie.I have 4 of these pods and want to put them to good use instead of getting rid of them.Regards Derek.31-IBC-Fish-Tank.jpg

Community Manager Jason
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Re: raised garden beds using I.B.C Pod containers.

Hi Derek (@decca),

 

Looks like a clever set-up. Thanks for joining in the discussion. I hope Workshop members have some useful suggestions for you. 

 

Let me also extend a very warm welcome to the community. We're pleased you could join us and look forward to reading about more of your projects and plans. Feel free to post whenever you need a hand or have a new project to share.

 

Jason

 

 

 

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CathD
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Re: raised garden beds using I.B.C Pod containers.

Are you planning on setting up an aquaponics system or just using the containers as more traditional garden beds @decca?

 

You might be interested in this discussion from @Dale: https://www.workshop.com.au/t5/Garden/Experimenting-with-Aquaponics/m-p/2909

Noelle
New Contributor

Re: raised garden beds using I.B.C Pod containers.

@decca

 

Sophie Thomson featured IBCs cut in half and adapted to make raised garden beds recently. See http://www.abc.net.au/gardening/factsheets/wicking-works/9652718

Community Manager Jason
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Re: raised garden beds using I.B.C Pod containers.

Great to have you as part of the Workshop community @Noelle. Many thanks for joining in the discussion. With your amazing knowledge and experience, I'm sure the community will really benefit from your input. I hope you enjoy contributing and also learn a thing or two!

 

Welcome aboard,

 

Jason

 

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