28 October 2012

Self-watering planters - how to build and where to buy

Here's an update to my still-popular 2008 post on how to build your own self-watering planters, sometimes called Earth Tainers -

Complete plans are at Tomato Fest under earthtainer
http://earthtainer.tomatofest.com/


John Reinhardt at Technorati
There's a variation on the theme at   
http://beclecto.com/tag/earth-box/ and
http://beclecto.com/2010/03/spring-earthbox-planting/

If you'd like to see it on video, Kansas State has a Master Gardener presentation at
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-oYZtqs9AlM

www.dummies.com
After you go to the click, look at the list on the right - there are another 20 methods using a variety of container sizes, styles and materials.

www.Lechuza.com
 


If you prefer to purchase self-watering containers, remember Lechuza - gorgeous, functional solutions to watering inside and out.
http://www.lechuza.us/on/demandware.store/Sites-US-Site/en_US/Home-Show

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