Hot Bed Design

Hot Bed Design

Greenhouse Growing Tips

Great greenhouse tips and useful information to
keep your greenhouse running efficiently.




Bed Design

your own heated propagation bed for starting seeds
and cuttings. Start with a base of 1/2″ exterior
plywood over a 2×2 wood frame. Fasten 1×4 boards
to the sides. Lay out the soil warming cable according
to manufacturer’s directions in
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″
2×2 – Two pcs. 36″, two pcs. 21″
1×4 – 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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