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Clever Self Watering Systems

1. Diapers to maintain the soils humidity You can use diapers to maintain the humidity in soil. There are two methods first is simple as i saw on sandpaper and silly putty. Just put a diaper on the bottom of pot, very simple.

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Sub Irrigated Planter

Materials: One water or soda bottle One bottle cap or aluminum foil and rubberband to cover bottle opening Wicking material (fabric interfacing or cotton string) Planting medium (a soilless seed starter mixture) Water Remove label from the bottle. Cut bottle 1 cm below shoulder. Poke or drill a 1 cm hole in bottle cap. Alternatively, rubberband several layers of aluminum ...

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Milk jug upside down tomato planters

Supplies Needed: Potting Soil,  Wire Coat Hanger and 1 Plastic Gallon Milk Jug Tools Needed: Wire Snips, Hole Punch, Knife to cut the plastic 1. Cut the bottom of the milk jug. 2. Punch a hole in each side and thread your hanger ends through and twist them up. 3. Start adding your potting soil. 4. Push the roots gently ...

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Milk Jug Plant Labels

Here’s what you will need: Empty, cleaned plastic milk jugs Heavy duty scissors A water proof marker I use the long sides of the milk jug and cut as much of the flatness as I can get. Usually, a sharp knife will start the cutting process, and the heavy duty scissors take over from there.

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Clever usage of milk jug in gardening

Did you ever thought about what you can do with an milk jug? Well, did you ever realised that things don’t necessary have just one single use? Well, if you haven’t believed that, here are some tips regarding to how a simple milk jug can have many uses which will help you with your gardening, thanks to its usefulness that ...

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Indoor air freshener plants – Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemums, a.k.a. Mums, are an easy perennial to grow. This is clear by their wide representations in gardens across the globe. Another reason people love growing Chrysanthemums is that they come in nearly every color, save blue. They also can be found of varying heights. Their flowers comes in single and double heads, anemone centers, but also doubles that are ...

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Indoor air freshener plants – Peace Lily

Peace Lilies should be grown between 68F and 80F. Do not let any drafts blow on the plant. If the temperature drops to less than 45F the plant will die. Fertilizer A 20-20-20 fertilizer made for houseplants can help the Peace Lily bloom, but it must be administered at half strength and only during the Spring and Summer. During the ...

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Indoor air freshener plants – Philodendron

Philodendrons are one of the easiest types of houseplants to grow. They can grow in very low light conditions and are not disturbed by neglect. If you treat them right, though, your Philodendrons will flourish for many years to come. They will also benefit your family by removing formaldehyde in high concentrations from the air of your home, according to ...

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Fairy garden from broken clay pot

Fairy gardens are so much fun to make. I have fairies and gnomes in my yards. I love them. They add such a nice touch of whimsey to the yard-scape. There is a big array of miniature fairies and accessories to look at and choose from. Any of these will make your fairy gardens charming and beautiful. This is a ...

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Indoor air freshener plants

Indoor plants can help keep a fresh air in the house. Contrary to expectations, indoor air is more polluted than outside. Find out what houseplants eliminates various toxins. 1. Aloe vera These plants are very easy to maintain. Loves the sun, aloe vera filters benzene and formaldehyde, substances emanate from cleaning chemicals or paints. Aloe plant is a wise choice ...

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