Keep your container garden happy and thriving on long hot days by installing a hidden water reservoir. | 101 Gardening

Keep your container garden happy and thriving on long hot days by installing a hidden water reservoir. All you need is an empty plastic bottle around the same height as your planter. It will be easier

seed starter This ones even smarter. The newspaper will hold all the soil together when transplanting

Great way to start seedlings.Self-watering planter WANT TO DO THIS WITH WINE BOTTLES! made from recycled materials - 2 liter soda bottle cut in half, newspaper to line the planter and cotton twine for a wick.

Idea : Self-Watering by Water Reservoir

Idea : Self-Watering by Water Reservoir have to remember this when planting in pots next time! Make hole small plant pot size, pot up small plant remove to water big pot replace small pot re-water

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How deep should I plant tomato seedlings? "Because feeder roots will form anywhere along a tomato stem, it's smart to get a strong root system by planting the seedling's root ball about three to four inches below ground in a small trench.

Please share... 35.7k 3.1k 92 4.2k 0 This post on constructing self watering containers out of 18-gallon storage totes was originally written in May 2009 and continues to be popular. I updated the ...

Build Your Own 18 Gallon 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.

DIY “Stone” Container: If you’ve ever yearned for a costly piece of stone statuary or a hefty stone container, here’s a simple and inexpensive alternative: hypertufa

Garden - DIY “Stone” Container: If you’ve ever yearned for a costly piece of stone statuary or a hefty stone container, here’s a simple and inexpensive alternative: hypertufa

CHOICE #2: a "Standalone" Sub-irrigated Planter. (a) truly fantastic crop yield, especially for water-intensive tomatoes, eggplant, (b) easy to make with "found" materials like old food buckets, or rubbermaid storage containers, (c) easier for beginners to try at home (vs. choice #1), (d) each container has its own "water reservoir", so if you want 8 containers of the same size, it takes about twice as long as "choice #1"

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.

A way to make a tiered garden from buckets and tubs

Nice and easy DIY herb garden idea using buckets. Interesting idea on a tiered Herb Garden using pails/buckets picked up from antique stores, thrift shops & garage sales.

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