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What are soil blocks? I first learned about soil blocks after watching The Real Dirt on Farmer John movie. He uses them to start seeds and then I saw ...
These are the parts and tools you will need to make: 2" inside diameter PVC pipe3/4" wood dowelcircle cutter for use in drill press only3/4" forstner...
Cut out 3 disks, each a bit smaller than the inside diameter of the pipe. Cut 1 first to check fit. Remember, the wood will swell a little when wet....
Layout for a 3/4" hole. Use carpet tape to secure the disk to the drill press top. Line up your marks and drill. You need to get perfectly centered...
Cut 3/4" dowel to 6" longGlue in 3/4" dowel to the handle diskCut the pvc pipe to 3.5" long. Put top disk in flush with the top. Drive a screws into...
Here the finished soil blocker with tomato plant that was started a few weeks ago.
3 buckets brown peat (standard peat moss, use a premium grade)1/2 cup lime. Mix ingredients together thoroughly.2 buckets coarse sand or perlite3 cups...
First I made a 2" blocker from a V8 can. It did not hold up very well and I would not recommend using. The aluminum is too flimsy.
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