"I'd definitely be very cautious about using tin cans, especially ones lined internally with a white plastic coating... It's applied to reduce reaction between the contents and the tin, especially acidic food like tomatoes etc... The…"
"It seems to be the general consensus that cans aren't good for growing so I have been saving up my 1 litre milk bottles to use instead. My newly decorated cans can go into my box of future soy candle containers. :) Thanks for all the…"
"Hi Vickie :
Plastic containers are better. While waiting for spring onions, I suggest finding onion weed, ( actually wild 3 cornered garlic ),
from a site NOT contaminated by vehicle exhaust fumes, etc. Mild, grow all winter, leaves, flowers, and…"
"If you have enough space for the poly boxes that fish and meat is sold in, they make great planter boxes with drainage holes poked into the base & raised up on the upturned lid as a drip tray. I fill the bottom 2/3 with bokashi bucket contents…"
"Thanks for your help Richard!.
Brand-wise my options are rather limited: Yates, Tui, Results, and Buy Right, all from the local Mitre 10. Preference of those four? The water bath idea is great, I hadn't even considered that. I have plenty of…"