Micr:o! Automated, Micro-sprinkler irrigated, Green-house Micro-greens.

The Cult of Done Manifesto
  1. There are three states of being. Not knowing, action and completion.
  2. Accept that everything is a draft. It helps to get it done.
  3. There is no editing stage.
  4. Pretending you know what you’re doing is almost the same as knowing what you are doing, so just accept that you know what you’re doing even if you don’t and do it.
  5. Banish procrastination. If you wait more than a week to get an idea done, abandon it.
  6. The point of being done is not to finish but to get other things done.
  7. Once you’re done you can throw it away.
  8. Laugh at perfection. It’s boring and keeps you from being done.
  9. People without dirty hands are wrong. Doing something makes you right.
  10. Failure counts as done. So do mistakes.
  11. Destruction is a variant of done.
  12. If you have an idea and publish it on the internet, that counts as a ghost of done.
  13. Done is the engine of more.

There was a Hunter irrigation control box on site already, and it seemed to be connected.  Except for the fact that the ground wire leading back from the valves to the control box was not connected (hah!).  Took me a while to figure out the problem, but once i did everything took off.  The tables had already been constructed, so it was just a matter of connecting some poly line to the existing water infrastructure in the greenhouse.  I’ve seen other set-ups, using more expensive mister heads, but the regular micro sprinkler stuff at your landscape supply store is what’s being used here.  Micro-greens are getting watered twice a day (am/pm) for 5 minutes.

Attaching Poly tubing to underside edge of tables.  Just used some bailing wire.  90 degree elbows connected to poly coming up from ground.  Micro-sprinklers are popped in with 1/4 inch barbs, connected with 1/4 spaghetti line (hanging down).  Check out the roots on those flats!

Micro-greens currently in production:  Sunflowers, Peas, Turnips, Beets, Collards, Cilantro, Kale

Micro-sprinkler riser poking through flat of just seeded micro-greens.

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