Wicking beds are a unique and increasingly popular way to grow vegetables. They are self-contained raised beds with built-in reservoirs that supply water from the bottom up – changing how, and how much, you water your beds.
Wicking beds are about saving water, using water more efficiently especially for people where water is scarce or cost is at a premium. Plants stay cooler as the water moves upwards rather than down, they do not dry out so quickly, but may need shade cover in the hotter months.
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