Constructing a Block and Fence Growing Bench for use with a Capillary Mat Irrigation System for Greenhouse Plant Production

Published 2014
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The Block and Fence Bench concept offers growers an affordable alternative to pre-engineered growing benches. By combining this simple bench system with a capillary mat system and automation, growers can reduce water and fertilizer use while optimizing plant productivity. Through the use of this bench and irrigation design system, the grower may also determine future design specifics and costs estimates for more permanent benching and/or irrigation needs.

Publication Details


Stacy A. Adams

Ellen T Paparozzi


Farm Management

Farm Buildings

Publication Date June 18, 2014
Last Revision Date June 18, 2014
Language English

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Series Extension Circular