Off the Grid Living: Episode 2 – The Growers

Off the Grid Living: Episode 2 – The Growers

The Growers:cIf you missed the first and introductory episode of our newest series – Off the Grid Living, on YouTube, you can watch it at this link.

Then Episode 2 – The Growers, has just been published and features right here…

The Growers

All you need is a nice old plastic drum. Top removed. A heating gun is important. Something to wedge into the holes in the drum. Something to cut the holes with. A length of sewage pipe with caps at both ends. Some 1 or 2 inch black pipe for the irrigation system. A very strong stand of sorts. Some good soil. Earthworms. Water.

Assemble as per video instructions above – and grow some food!

We hope that the accompanying video, basic instructions and gallery below, equip you with enough to build your own super-cool grower or two. However, if you have any questions, please get in touch. We are also able to build one or two for you. You can order your growers in the Shop or at this link right here.

Lockdown 2020

It’s been of fun being in Lockdown 2020 with the van Biljon family here in Johannesburg. Episode 3 is in the pipeline as Jonny fine-tunes his solar power system that really takes maximum advantage of the available rays of energy out there in any given sunny day.

Baby Jake is in top form as you can see from his performance above – who knows what tomorrow brings with him hanging around? Jake and the dogs are the biggest beneficiaries of lockdown for sure – they can’t believe their luck! All-day fun and games.

In the meantime, please consider Subscribing to our YouTube channel – and sharing the good news far and wide.

Our YouTube channel can be found right here.

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If you don’t think you have the tools and resources to build your own grower, our factory in Edenvale is prepared to manufacture them in kit form, including a stout stand…as can be seen below.

Email Sean on or WhatsApp +27793269671 for any further information or assistance.

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