( ( ) Almost Gone! ( Log Out /  ( ) ( [0] => default ( ( [1] => yes [1] => 100 ) [1] => 0 A$300.00 Herbs box. ) I use a soldering iron to put holes in the tubes so that the plants can breath. [_wcst_data_wcst_sales_count_to_date] => Array But I’m glad to see your aloha for things we share. ( ) The Long and the Short of Terms of Service Agreements or... MAKING AMERICA GREAT WILL REQUIRE ENDING THE LIES. [0] => default ) To build your wicking box, you will need: Polystyrene box / plastic container, with no holes in the base Gravel/sand Potting mix / sandy soil mix Plasticpipe,about10cmtallerthanbox Hessian/shade Electric drill Seedlings Mulch ( I’m starting to jones out. ( 99 ( While browsing around Instructables for raised bed garden box … ) Any thoughts on the ideal height for a planter? [1] => DIYM-combo-1 presentation and the light went on. 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