Can I build a garden bed on clay soil?
As long as you are using good draining soil to fill the garden bed rather than a clay soil that hasn’t been amended to drain well, it will be fine to put the bed directly on the clay soil base.
You can also use gravel at the bottom of the Subpod which will help with the drainage of the soil.
Can I put this in the ground in my location? I have clay/sandy/rocky soil on my property
If you have high clay soil on your property we recommend putting Subpod into a raised garden bed rather than digging it into the ground. The reason is to protect the worms during periods of high rainfall which could stress the worms. The minimum ...
What soil/compost/other materials do you recommend to go into the garden bed where the Subpod is going to be used. We will be growing vegetables.
If you are growing vegetables in your raised garden bed, it is worth using a premium grade of soil, not potting mix. Potting mix is designed to hold a lot of water, but for a raised garden bed, it is better to have well-draining soil. For example, ...
Do Subpods work as efficiently in raised garden beds as buried in the soil?
Subpods work just as efficiently in raised garden beds as they do buried into the ground, as long as your area is not overly hot in the summertime (prolonged days of temperatures over 95F or 35C). Raised garden beds will be a couple of degrees ...
How much soil do I need per Subpod? For a pre-made garden? What is the minimum amount of soil? What is the minimum size garden bed?
You have a few of choices to choose from. 1) You can dig the Subpod directly into the ground up to the bottom of the ventilation panel, making sure to loosen the soil around the outside of the Subpod (up to about 30 cm or 1 foot perimeter around the ...
Does the Grow Garden Bed have a sealed bottom?
The Grow Garden Bed has an open bottom that is suitable to sit on soil, sand, grass etc, anything where you don’t mind liquid run-off from your garden bed going. If you want to put your Subpod on a balcony, verandah or concrete, we recommend that you ...