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Thread: Canadian peat bog

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    yea i feel i might have lost a good amount of my VFT's.... least you have snow...

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    All my plants in the garage froze solid, lol.

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    This probably one of the coolest things that I've seen on this board! I've always thought of doing something like this in my yard. My skill in building things is lacking I am really thinking of trying it... Can you make like a list of the materials you used and how much it costed? I'm also interested in how you keep the water table high that'd be A LOT of distilled water to buy for me. xD Oh and also how did you get the water table high in the first place?

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    Here a list of what I used (american dollars):
    Peat: 80$
    Rubber sheet (or cover, I can't find the name in english) :36$
    Geotextile: 9$
    Plants: 160$
    Others (wood, ...): 25$
    Total: 310$ (150$ for material, 160$ for plants)

    For the water, I only used rain water to fill it the first time (recolted water during a storm). But I'm sure you can use ordinary water for the first time without problem. After that I don't need to add water, rain do the job (there's even too much water, that's why I putted that:

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    Kinda like a sump to see where the water level is at and doubles with an overflow tube. Very nice! I like it alot!

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    What's the black tube for? Is that so that soil doesn't come out with the water? The black tube is a kind of... filter? That's pretty interesting if that is how it works.. What's the black tube made out of?
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    no he uses it as a way to more easily regulate and see the water level of his bog....as well as an easier watering devise that doesn't cause soil erosion.

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    Ahh that was actually what I thought it was at first.. but I thought since the drain tube and the black tube were so close together that they... "worked together" my bad.
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