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Old 05-20-2020, 05:06 PM
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I had the same issue with the open cage tower with drying out. Hot and dry they didnt perform well for me.

I had better results with 32gal plastic trash cans. My best results container wise is when I do them in the plastic kiddie pools. I got my dogs one of those 6 foot, nine dollar blue pools one summer, I composted directly in it over the winter and had very good results. Being solid plastic and low sided they shovel and pitchfork really well for harvesting. I only have 2 but expect a 3rd next year as the dogs will get another play pool this summer.
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That's not the first time I'm reading about raised beds, but have never seen "potato towers". The only sad thing is I purchased troy-bilt a week ago and I got used to the way I do it. By the way, folks, sorry for off-topic, but do you have any thoughts if troy-bilt pony was the right one to buy from this list.
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Just over 2 months after planting my tater-towers, the WX has gotten warm up here and dry for last week or so. We have been watering daily, no more noticeable shrinkage in size but I cant really see the tower itself through all the plants. Basically it looks like a big shrub.
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Just over 2 months after planting my tater-towers, the WX has gotten warm up here and dry for last week or so. We have been watering daily, no more noticeable shrinkage in size but I cant really see the tower itself through all the plants. Basically it looks like a big shrub.
Probably too late here in zone 6B but definitely want to do a few next year.
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mine are now 4' tall shrubbery
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