William Bronson wrote:I'm concerned that your beds/containers might be too shallow.
From your description, it seems you are splitting the barrels lengthwise.
That would mean the bed is only 12" deep at its deepest points, and much shallower over most of it.
Might be fine, I've just always thought of corn as deep rooted.
Jay Angler wrote:@Caleb Mayfied - You left out composting toilet. If the clay didn't make for a good leach field, for goodness sake, turn that artificial pond into a filtering poo digester! There are alternatives, many of them way better than the traditional tank and leach field, and it frustrates me that new communities are still being built using what I perceive as 30 years behind the times.