Grow a container vegetable garden using self-watering planters. Self-watering containers are an enclosed growing system with a growing section and water chamber. Water is wicked as needed and delivered directly to the plant's roots. Visit to learn how to make a self-watering planter out of a common storage tote.
There are lots of tutorials showing how to make a self-watering planter, but most methods make pretty ugly pots from 5-gallon buckets. So we figured out how to turn ANY pretty pot into a self-watering planter.
Turn Any Flower Pot Into a Self-wicking Planter: Hi All, I’m sure we’ve all seen the Self Watering / Self Wicking pots and planters made using 5 gallon pails and other containers on YouTube and other sites. I like the convenience, but if you want to use it for decorative flowers they don’t look ve…
How to Make an Inexpensive Self-Watering Container: Less frequent watering and better plant growth because moisture is delivered right to the roots of your plants. Build your own self-watering container out of a storage tote and start growing vegetables.
Many versions of self watering containers, also known as self watering grow boxes, self watering pots, and self watering planters are sold online, but you can make them yourself for a fraction of the cost out of some easy to find items.:
Learn how to make a self-watering planter from any container with simple step-by-step instructions and video. Self-watering containers will ensure that you have healthy, thriving flowers all summer long!