Quick update on the raised garden project. The first garden bed is built! This is a 6 x 3 ft bed with 5 x 3 ft of growing space. I used cedar outdoor wood and I think it looks pretty nice.
Shortly after building, I did a bit of research on the Mitleider gardening method. In order to do vertical gardening, I need taller posts which I initially thought I would just use for grapes or other vine plants. I may end up redoing the post system or at least modifying it so I can vertically grow my tomatoes and melons in order to maximize space.
This bed is also equipped with an equipment box. This is where most of the auto-irrigation system will go (valves, Edison module, panel charger, energy storage, etc).
Finally I’ve mounted my 10 watt solar panel. After observing, I don’t like this position. It should go on the back pillar to avoid casting shadow on my other solar panels: the plants below.
Next Part: Rainwater gathering