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  • Amy Divelbiss

    Good idea to use when going on vacation for potted plants. Drip irrigation reuse for Container Gardening: reuse a plastic bottle! "Leaving the bottle right-side-up and and poking the small hole(s) in the bottom of the 1 or 2 liter bottle, because then I can screw the cap back on and keep bugs, like mosquitoes, and garden debris out of the water reservoir".

  • Sam

    Container Garden Pop Bottle Drip Irrigation- don't click the link! But what a good idea for summer when my plants need more watering than I can keep up with!

  • Mary McKenzie

    Container Garden Soda Bottle Drip Irrigation - so smart!

  • Busy Wallace

    re-use plastic bottles for drip irrigation... Drip irrigation with mineral water bottle is an easy way of watering plants. No cost involved in making this. No power or piping required for supplying water. It is very easy to make. Take an empty mineral water bottle. Then make 4 or 5 small holes at the bottom of the bottle with a nail. Now fill the bottle with water and screw the cap back on to keep bugs and debris out of the water reservoir. After that insert and fix the it into the soil (approximately 2 inches) in the pot or sack in which your vegetable plants are growing. That’s it. Your drip irrigation with mineral water bottle is ready. Keep the bottle close to a side of the pot. This is to keep a distance from the plant. Water will slowly flow into the soil in the pot and plant will absorb it as and when required. Water does not overflow from the pot by doing this. Useless plastic becomes useful sometimes.

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