Its High Time We Soaked Pot

Dry times. Our regionally-inappropriate potted plants are screaming for moisture and we’re darn tired of constantly dragging around that watering can and hose, splashing, spilling and transpirating all that good water.

From the Chicago Garden blog on, a practical solution for container garden pop bottle drip irrigation. While I’ve seen the idea before, their method offers a few nice refinements and is a perfect use for plastic bottles and that ready water from your rain barrel!

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  1. MrBrownThumb
    MrBrownThumb says:


    I’m the author of that blog and I just wanted to say thanks for adding the links in your post. Can’t tell you how many people never bother to source where they got a picture from on the internet.


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