I was going to use this leftover ply from the door to build shelves for lettuce and mushrooms, but realized it would provide better service as reservoir support.   Continue reading Shelving


Peppers are doing surprisingly well in 2L wick systems, though the ones in clear bottles are definitely showing signs of algae or something on the wicks.  In one bottle it’s more green, in the other, pinkish-brown.  The lettuces are happy and have interwoven the roots with the bamboo fibers to form a sort of tough fabric.

3/4 clones are happily transplanted into Sunshine mix, two Super Kush & one White Rhino.  I ran short of potting mix and tried to establish the other WR in a pot mostly full of hydroton with just a little mix. Despite my best efforts, pretty sure the roots died.


Here we go…

6 Bluebird seeds about to soak overnight in distilled water.  Usually I scrape in a little bit of B vitamin (the human kind, which I believe has B vitamins the plant can use plus a little citric acid that lowers pH), but this is my first indoor garden in many years, and I want to keep things as simple as possible.