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    So orderly and correct Deano .....I haven't got a tidy bone in my body

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    I have slabs down the middle and gravel on the end and two sides. I plant in pots and buckets and it lets you move them round anytime unless itís a tied in Cucumber. Really clean too, watering is great as drains easy. Doesnít get weeds growing.

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    I would've had soil beds around the edges of the greenhouse if I could, but it has deep concrete footings, so.. I grow in pots in there. Next year it'll likely be ikea bags in there too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Snadger View Post
    When growing in bed soil you don't necessarily need to water plants every day (or even twice a day when using pots) so you get consistent growth and avoid the likes of blossom end rot on tomatoes.
    Watering is the main reason I grow straight into the border I can give my GH a good soaking then go camping for 3 to 4 days and my toms are fine.

    Each year I replace the planting hole soil with my own compost/leaf mould mix this way of using my GH seems to work out fine for me.
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    If growing tomatoes, regular watering seems to be critical. I had problems with Blossom Bottom Rot - I think that's what it is called - Brown bottom on tomatoes. Planting into soil lessens these types of problems and extends watering cycles.
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