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Hot Bed Design

Build your own heated propagation bed for starting seeds and cuttings. Start with a base of 1/2" exterior plywood over a 2x2 wood frame. Fasten 1x4 boards to the sides. Lay out the soil warming cable according to manufacturer's directions in 1-1/2" x 2" of sand or sandy soil. Cables must not touch when energized. Disconnect when not in use.

Example: 2 ft. x 3 ft. Hot Bed
one - 1/2" exterior plywood 24" x 36"
2x2 - Two pcs. 36", two pcs. 21"
1x4 - Two pcs. 37-1/2", two pcs. 24"
one - cubic foot sand or sandy soil
one - Soil Cable #8003 or #8051

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