1. 20/4/2012 In the past, we have written about different types of micro irrigation in EDN ; for example, we wrote about using clay pots for irrigation inEDN 97. This is a very good option, but unless pots are made locally, it can be expensive. Graham Knight of BioDesign in the UK has gathered information...
  2. 24/7/2019 Lance Edwards, miembro de la Red que trabaja en Zimbabue, nos comentó acerca del uso y promoción de camas de siembra que conservan el agua y de bajo costo que él llama huertos centuplicados (multiplicados por 100). Son un tipo de “cama de absorción”; que se recubren con plástico de manera que el...
  3. Soda Bottle Wick Irrigation |improves upon traditional drip irrigation in several ways. 1) Most of Lima’s soils are sandy and don’t hold water for extended periods. As a result, intermittent watering results in significant water loss; the water drains quickly through the soil before plants can...
  4. 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...
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    1/1/1996 ¿Qué puede hacer una familia si la tasa de desempleo nacional es más de 50%, los sueldos son de uno o dos dólares por día, los precios de comida se están subiendo y a veces son más altos que en los EEUU, no tienen ni ahorros ni crédito, y no hay una red de seguridad gubernamental? Para muchos,...
  6. 23/7/2019 Descubrí los huertos centuplicados mientras investigaba sobre maneras de regar las plantas directamente en la zona radicular. Quería saber cómo controlar de una manera práctica y económica algunas de las variables que influyen sobre el crecimiento de la planta, como la disponibilidad del agua y...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...