Basic Facts

About the Graf Family’s Home Model of the Growing Power system

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  1. 1. Box
    1. 1.1 Dimensions
    2. 1.2 Materials
    3. 1.3 Dates
  2. 2. Contents
    1. 2.1 Soil
    2. 2.2 Worms
    3. 2.3 Seed
  3. 3. Planters
    1. 3.1 Soil
    2. 3.2 Seeds

1.  Box

1.1  Dimensions

  • The box itself is 8′X 2′ by 1′ height
  • The stand is 8′ X 2′ X 4′ height
  • There is a shelf below the box, 8′ X 2′

1.2  Materials

  • Plywood 2′ X 4′ by 1/4″
  • 2″ X 4″ boards: stand and frame of box
  • 1″ X 12″ boards: sides to box
  • plastic,
  • screening,
  • wood screws 3 1/2″ and 2 1/2″
  • braces

1.3  Dates

2.  Contents

2.1  Soil

  • 9″ of rough compost
  • 1″ of worm castings in box

2.2  Worms

  • 1 1/2 lb. of red worms in box

2.3  Seed

  • Hybird Spinach Smooth Leaf,
  • Greens,
    • Mache/Corn salad (gourmet salad mix),
    • Endive,
    • Frisee,
    • Bianca Riccia (Endive and Escarole mix)

3.  Planters

On the shelf below the main box are 4 planters

3.1  Soil

  • mix
    • 30% rough compost,
    • 30% coyer (coconut shavings)
    • 30% worm castings, with
  • 10% worm castings on top.

3.2  Seeds

  • Basil,
  • Common Mint,
  • Spearmint
  • Cilantro

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