[Market-farming] paper pot transplanter

Andy Fellenz artisanfarms at gmail.com
Mon Apr 21 21:40:53 EDT 2014

I have been using one since 2009.  I cultivate by hand and tend to make
shorter beds.  Most of my beds are 4 rows wide and 88 - 132 ft. long.  88'
is the length of a 4" paperpot tray and 132 is a 6" paperpot tray.  If your
soil is stony, it will be difficult to pull the transplanter straight
enough to reliably cultivate a multirow bed with a G.


On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 8:10 PM, Jen and Derek Campbell <
jenanddereksfarm at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I've read a few old posts about the paper pot transplanters.  Its
> something quite new to me and I'm interested to know how folks are liking
> them.
> Our beds are 300' long and we currently mark our planting lines with
> clamps attached to the back of our raised bed maker.  We cultivate with our
> Allis chalmers G tractor so planting straight is very important.  Is anyone
> using the paper pot transplanter and then coming along and cultivating with
> a G?  Do you find its fairly easy to pull the transplanter to keep in the
> straight line?
> The cost of the unit itself seems very reasonable but the paper pots
> themselves are expensive.  I think it will be a good investment in the long
> run as long as I can still cultivate with the G.
> Any advice from seasoned users out there??  Thanks in advance,
> Jen
> --
> Jen and Derek Campbell
> Wilmot Valley, PEI
> 902-436-5876
> JenAndDereksFarm at gmail.com
> www.jenanddereksfarm.com
> _______________________________________________
> Market-farming mailing list
> Market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org
> http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/market-farming
> Market Farming List Archives may be found here:
> http://lists.ibiblio.org/pipermail/market-farming/
> Unsubscribe from the list here (you will need to login in with your email
> address and password):
> http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/options/market-farming
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.ibiblio.org/pipermail/market-farming/attachments/20140421/2f4b1cce/attachment.html>

More information about the Market-farming mailing list