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19/04/2013 at 10:43

Any experience here with air pots? http://www.airpotgarden.com/store/index.php?app=gbu0&ns=display&ref=welcome I saw some on Beechgrove the other week where they were used to grow giant veg. I was thinking about trying tomatoes in them.

As they aren't exactly cheap I wondered about their longevity.

19/04/2013 at 11:05
Morning steephill
I thought about airpots for tomatoes too
Instead I'm going to use 5 litre pots with 50/50 perlite for the required aeration
As an alternative....and I may do this......you could drill holes in the sides of conventional pots...??
19/04/2013 at 11:37

Or just let the pots dry out to let the air in . I like the fact that the air pots are constant diameter, makes more efficient use of floor space in the greenhouse. I have never really understood why pots taper down just as the roots are doing the exact opposite!

19/04/2013 at 12:43
Somehow it's a balance between air circulation without letting plants dry out
I share your frustration about narrowing pots......they are unstable too
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