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I agree with Yvonne. Veggies would be hard to grow in enclosure with the light. Why not grow them in pots and then when big enough put the pots in your enclosure.
I have an African Violet, spider plant, and prayer plant planted in pots planted in substrates. Easy to take care of that way. I do...
it is lucky for the tortoise that you took her in and are caring for her. This forum has very good and up to date information. It will help you greatly with the care of the tortoise.
Hope you will be safely back in your home soon.
I use the coconut coir as my substrates with some fir bark in part of the enclosure. I like it. I keep it damp and it works great for me.
I think we all over think at the beginning. I certainly did! You will do fine. You care and are here on this forum. It is a learning experience for sure. I...
My husband made it for me and I am not sure what all he used. You can see my enclosure under, "New Add On To Enclosure".
I know it is out of wood that was sealed and painted. All safe to use for tortoise.
Welcome! This is a great forum for correct information. Everyone is wanting to be helpful to you and your tortoise.
There isn't one way to build an 8 x 4 ft enclosure, as long as you have that 32 Sq ft.
Mine is long and in an L shape, others may be more rectangle. It is up to what will fit in...