Free self watering plant pots.

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Thought I would share my idea for free (upcycled) self watering seed starters or plant containers.

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Start w/ a plastic bottle, any size will do

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Cut the top off the depth you want your plant pot


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Take your favorite ice cream store's paper bag. (this is ness if you want ice cream)


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Measure a double thickness of the bag the depth you will need. You will need the paper to go nearly to the bottom of the bottom bottle and up an inch or more into the top bottle.


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Roll it up and stick it through the cap hole like this.


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Fill the top part w/ your favorite potting soil, and the bottom w/ water.


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Watch your seeds grow, this is passion flower.


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Shaped bottles can look really nice. You can spray paint the bottle w/ that krylon plastic paint (or anything that will stick) if you want a fancier opaque finish, like for potted plants (think African violets) instead of temporary garden seed starting.


You can use any size bottle.
 

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