6 weeks ago we started an Autumn planting project, growing vegetables and herbs from seeds in a greenhouse. We installed a Holman Misting Kit into a greenhouse which created a fine mist and a humid environment ideal for seed germination and rapid growth. To see part 1 of this project view “Holman Garden Tip: Growing Plants from Seeds”.
Our seeds have now flourished into large healthy seedlings and they are now ready to be transferred into the GreenWall.
A GreenWall is great for 2 reasons; 1) The seedlings will mature in the GreenWall and will continue growth until they are ready to be harvest. 2) The GreenWall will produce a grand feature wall that will brighten up any outdoor space.
To begin, setup your GreenWall following “How to create a GreenWall”.
What you will need:
- 3x Holman GreenWall Vertical Planting Kit
- Coir Potting Mix
- Premium Potting Mix
- Small gardening shovel
- Holman Misting Tap Timer
- Garden Hose + connectors
- Your seedlings
TRANSFERRING THE SEEDLINGS INTO A GREENWALL
WATERING THE GREENWALL
One of the best things about the GreenWall is its inbuilt watering system, each pot will be individually watered by simply connecting a garden hose or poly pipe at one of the connection points.
As the pots in the GreenWall are compact we suggest a frequent watering schedule in small amounts. We recommend 2 – 3 times per day for 30 seconds – 1 minute. This will vary depending on your plant selection, temperature and direct sunlight.
To work out what is the best time to water watch how long it takes for the pot to overflow. Then reduce this time by a few seconds.For automatic and accurate watering, we suggest using a Holman Misting Tap Timer which allows a second and minute watering schedule.
In a few weeks your seedlings should be ready to harvest!