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  1. 2019-07-23 I discovered 100-fold gardens while researching ways to irrigate plants directly in the root zone. I wanted to know how to practically and affordably control some of the variables that influence plant growth, such as water availability and soil fertility. I read about “wicking beds,” which are...
  2. Farming with raised planting beds is a great way to keep your crop safe and increase your yields. This agricultural technique reduces soil compaction and improves the quality of the soil. It protects your plants during times of excess rainfall. This animation describes how to implement this...
  3. As a part of the "Agriculture Strategies" series, this talk provides an overview and technical information related to wicking beds, a technique often used in urban agriculture.
  4. This volume is about using your raised bed garden. In the pages to follow, you will discover novel ways to plant, irrigate, feed, and protect your garden. All of the techniques and procedures described have been evaluated and are effective.
  5. The Centre for Water Resources Development Management (CWRDM) here has developed wick irrigation technique, a hydroponic system, to facilitate farming of potted vegetables and ornamental plants in the homesteads and on the terrace. Dr Kamalam Joseph, a senior scientist at CWRDM who led the team...
  6. 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. In this article, we’ll talk about how wicking beds work and why we love...
  7. 2015-12-29 Frame your garden's beauty and bounty with raised bed that are manageably sized, easy to expand, and full of loose, rich soil for your flowers, herbs, and vegetables. Whether you make your beds with boards, logs, cinderblocks, or just piled-up soil, expert gardener Fern Marshall Bradley will lead...
  8. Abstract, Horticulturae, 2016 A wicking bed (WB) is a plant driven system where plants receive water through capillary rise from a self-contained coarse material-filled subsoil reservoir. WBs have been widely promoted as a water-efficient irrigation solution for small-scale and urban food...
  9. This document was provided by Lance Edwards as an outline of the process of building a 100 Fold Vegetable Garden using Foundation for Farming principles. He includes a description of wicking bed technology by Colin Austin The irrigator’s dilemma If the irrigator applies frequent but shallow...
  10. 2020-04-14 This article is an update about 100-fold gardens being built in Honduras. Dan Sikkink gives perspective and photos of contextualizing the technique to fit the local context.
  11. 1996-10-19 The Shallow Bed Garden The Shallow Pool Garden Wick Gardens Tire Gardens