Homemade Self-Watering Container

By booneatl
June 19, 2015

Here is a cheap and easy way to make your own self-watering container for your vegetables and other plants.

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Jun 18, 2015 8:24 PM CST
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Name: greene
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This is a great idea and it's practically free. Hurray!
Each and every piece on the list is something I already own! My favorite part is the milk jug IV tubing.
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Jun 19, 2015 4:32 AM CST
Name: Vickie
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Jun 19, 2015 6:28 AM CST
Name: David
Atlanta, Georgia (Zone 7b)
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Thank you for the kind words. These have worked perfectly for my vegetables this year. I connected all of my tubing to a 10 foot section of 2 inch pvc pipe with elbows on each end. I fill the pvc pipe with water once or twice a day and that has been good enough to keep them watered.
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