Instructions for creating a DIY self-watering planter using a plastic dish and an empty water bottle.

How to make self watering planters

Self-watering planters: saucer upside down, plastic bottle with holes, pvc pipe up one side, would also put cotton string from bottom of saucer up to wick up water

Variations of self watering containers, self-watering grow boxes, or self-watering planters are sold online, but you can make them yourself for much less.

Build Your Own Self Watering Containers

Build your own self watering containers - Variations of self watering containers, self-watering grow boxes, or self-watering planters are sold online, but you can make them yourself for much less.

Many versions of self watering containers, also known as self watering grow boxes, self watering pots, and self watering planters are sold online, but you can make them yourself for a fraction of the cost out of some easy to find items.

Build Your Own Self Watering Containers

Self watering containers are an enclosed growing system that decreases moisture evaporation and offers a consistent water supply to your plants.

Self-watering containers make growing fruits and veggies a breeze and are ideal for gardening in small spaces. Construct your own reliable waterer with a few easily scavenged materials and about an hour’s worth of time. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

Build a Self-Watering Container - Do It Yourself

Self watering containers, also known as grow buckets, are an easy, smart way to make a container garden that yields a wicked amount of produce in a small space.

This site shows you how self-watering containers work... and even how to build your own. Pretty amazing!

Fire Escape Vegetable Garden in Manhattan.Self watering containers from food buckets.

Excess black water from septic tank goes into "self-watering container"-style leach field, where green manure mulching crops such as comfrey are grown. Green manure mulching crops are then cut down and distributed all over the garden as fertilizer. Leach field is designed large enough to accommodate as much liquid as will build up in the leach field over winter, when plants don't consume as much water as in summer.

How to Make a Self Watering Container

A self watering container consists of: a pot (any old plastic pot will do, make sure it has no holes in it, the pot I used was a bucket I got at the dollar store) a wick (any plastic bottle you can recycle, I used a Gatorade bottle) a pipe ( any.

Alternative Gardning: Self Watering Containers

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Many versions of self watering containers, also known as self watering grow boxes, self watering pots, and self watering planters are sold online, but you can make them yourself for a fraction of the cost out of some easy to find items.

Build Your Own Self Watering Containers

Many versions of self watering containers, also known as self watering grow boxes, self watering pots, and self watering planters are sold online, but you can make them yourself for a fraction of the cost out of some easy to find items. - Home And Garden

Container gardening using DIY self-watering pots

Because I'll be back in hospital or rehab for the next 6 weeks (peak watering time) this system might work. Container gardening using DIY self-watering pots

DIY : Self Watering Containers

DIY : Self Watering Containers

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Self Watering Containers

This is a superb post on Self Watering Containers. It has a great list of resources including the MILK CRATE GARDEN video. -- [Self Irrigating Planter Resources]

Self-watering containers for plants with shallow root systems; Groasis Waterboxx for plants with deeper root systems. Combine these with a shading structure/shade cloth for maximum water efficiency.

Self-watering containers for plants with shallow root systems; Groasis Waterboxx for plants with deeper root systems. Combine these with a shading structure/shade cloth for maximum water efficiency.

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