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

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

If you'd like to see it on video, Kansas State has a Master Gardener presentation at

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.


If you prefer to purchase self-watering containers, remember Lechuza - gorgeous, functional solutions to watering inside and out.

1 comment:

Jasmine Angel said...

I think these planters are very useful
Buy Planters