Grow Your Own Space Saving Vertical Onion Planter

Want fresh onions all year round? Grow them indoors!
Want fresh onions all year round? Grow them indoors!

Imagine how convenient it would be to have access to fresh onions all year round. I’m not talking about those that you buy from supermarkets – those aren’t guaranteed fresh, right? I’m referring to having your own onion plants, grown indoors, by your own hands. Think about this: when you want a fresh onion for a salad, you simply pluck one out from a living plant.

This project is simple, easy, and inexpensive - all you need is a large plastic bottle.
This project is simple, easy, and inexpensive – all you need is a large plastic bottle.

Most gardeners grow onion outdoors. But what if you have very limited garden space? If you live in an area with extreme weather conditions, this isn’t very suitable for onion growth. The good news is, you can grow these babies vertically. If you have a large plastic bottle, like those 5-liter ones, you’re good to go.

This project is a space-saving, practical, and green way of growing onions. You can simply put it up on your windowsill and water them every five days. In a week’s time, you’ll see them start growing!

Materials:

  • 5-liter plastic bottle
  • Soil/potting mixture
  • Onion bulbs
  • Water

Tools:

  • Retractable cutter/Utility knife
  • Permanent marker
  • Clear tape

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Watch this video and learn how to grow your own space saving vertical onion planter.

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