Rubbermaids rule :The Earth Tainer. How to build your own self watering container, similar to the Earthbox. I made something similar called a Global Bucket (see the Pin in my Garden Board on them) to grow tomatoes and made a box like this one for my Basil. The Basil was amazing. Id water it once in the morning and it always used just the amount of water the plants needed. Build one this year.
Raised beds are the perfect way to start your own garden. Fruits, vegetables, flowers and shrubs can all thrive in the raised bed environment. The popularity of raised beds is on the rise because of their many benefits – reduce soil erosion, the ease of access to control weeds and pick...
Planting seeds in eggshells then put eggshell and all in garden bed when ready for transplant. Crush egg shell a little to give roots room to expand and gives an added benefit of nutrients to the plant.
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Self-watering planter made from recycled bottles. This actually works. Though I had to use the plastic bottles. I just fill up the bottom to cover the mouth every 2 weeks or so. My herbs stay nice and healthy now! Great for saving plants over winter.