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What are folks' favourite soil block makers? Are there any creative design features or uses you can share? Is anyone making them at home that I could support, or designs to share?
 
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Location: Medford, Oregon 8a, 21” precipitation. Clay soil.
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I’ve got a couple from Johnny’s Selected Seeds. They’re well-constructed, sturdy, and easy to use. The 2” are very versatile for all but the largest seeds. Not crazy about the 3/4” ones. Seemed like a nice idea for saving space on a heat mat for germination, but they were so fiddly to construct and melted away with any sort of watering.
 
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I haven't tried a soil block maker yet, I'm also in the discovery phase.
Here's a video I found helpful about using soil blocks:
https://youtu.be/gFR9MCPjT8I

And I found this website about different methods of making one:
https://insteading.com/blog/the-diy-soil-block-maker-7-plans/

I thought the bottom-most video on that page was more helpful, it's this one:
https://youtu.be/bpNr5T4IJ-g
He uses stuff from around the house and waters them with a cloth diaper dipped in water. Interesting idea.

Like the first video points out, plastic breaks down and flakes all over. A wooden tray with soil blocks and possibly a cloth wicking watering system sounds much better. I'd really like to hear more from people who have used soil blocks.

 
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