waldenfarm at sprintmail.com
Thu Dec 28 13:24:46 EST 2000
Bob's post reminded me of a propagation table a friend uses in his green house. He
built a plywood table with a low rim, put down some pipe warming tape (the more
expensive type with a thermostat) and covered it with pea gravel. This would cost less
than a set of mats and thermostat.
Another grower (with lots of money) built a large table and used radiant floor plastic
tubing, covered with gravel and hooked to a propane water heater and circulating pump.
Might be more costly, but not if you figure cost per flat capacity of this vs. prop.
mats & thermostats.
It all depends on what scale you are and plan to grow to. Or if you're planning on
diversifying into selling plant starts to use the capacity of a system beyond present
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