Do You Have Plants That Need Consistent Watering?

By daylilydreams
August 14, 2015

I recently planted a Ligularia Desdemona that needed a bit more consistent watering where it is planted. While trying to figure out how to meet the needs of this plant, I came up with an idea when I spotted a empty juice container to be recycled. I know other plants sometimes require consistent water and I decided to share my idea as it may be helpful to others.

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Aug 15, 2015 5:54 AM CST
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Name: Cayuga
Massachusetts (Zone 6a)
I was given a somewhat similar tip from a guy in Holland with an allotment (his 'lottie'). When he plants vegetable transplants, he buries an up-ended 2 liter bottle next to the root ball, cuts off the bottom of the bottle & puts water in it. It is a more effective way of watering the garden, keeps water off the leaves & saves water.
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