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 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.


yuccabe said…
I think these planters are very useful
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