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how deep should the medium be

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Old 01-31-2009, 01:23 AM
Ritter Ritter is offline
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Default how deep should the medium be

Hi Ron I can't thank you enough for all the help you have been to me. A big thank you for all the
information you have supplied. I have one more question to ask at this time. I purchesed an Ebb and
Flow System that is 5 feet long and 7 inches high. I plan to use either Pumice Stone or grow rocks,
the question is how deep should the medium be for vegetables. and cantaloupe? Thanks C Ritter

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Old 01-31-2009, 01:23 AM
Ron Ron is offline
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I would fill the system from 5 inches to all the way to the top with your medium to give the roots
plenty of room to grow. But let the water rise about 2 inches below your medium. Don't flood above
your medium to prevent stem rot.

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