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    If you are out of town frequently or have your hands too full to keep up with plant watering, this is an easy solution. Make your own Self Watering Window Boxes. Here's how...
    February 22, 2012

    Self watering planters


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    I am in love. Lemon cypress, ornamental kale & cabbage, and purple violas. ALL of these are grow-able in zone 3.

    This is also a great idea for starting seeds as the moisture comes from the bottom, thus eliminating the fungus that kills many seedlings when you water from the top.


    even better, self watering!

    How to make a self watering container, super cheap! These things are so expensive store bought.