What is the Subpod Grow Bed made out of? How long will it last? Dimensions?
The Subpod Grow Garden Bed is strong and stylish, made from high-quality steel with an anti-corrosion coating of aluminium and zinc for long life. The expected life of this type of steel is at least 15 years. It is 4 times stronger than galvanized steel.
The bolts and screws are made from stainless steel which will also have a long life.
120cm long x 90cm wide x 45cm high.
What is the aerator made out of? How long will it last?
The aerator is made from 303 stainless steel. It will be quite corrosion resistant and should last at least as long as the Subpod. The handle will be made of a safe,durable and recyclable plastic.
Can I move a Subpod and Grow Bed if I move house?
There are a few options to consider when thinking about moving a Subpod later. When you move you can bring you Subpod with you and all the worms inside. There may be a few worms left behind in the surrounding soil. Some composting worms will move ...
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 ...
Can I put Subpod in a raised bed which has wooden sides? Will it cause the untreated wood sides to decompose more quickly?
Subpod will be fine in a raised garden bed made from wood. Make sure you leave at least 2 cm/1 inch distance between the front of the Subpod and the garden bed wall. To make the wood last longer, we have 2 recommendations: Block the worm tea ...
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, ...