How to Make Self-Watering Seed Starter Pots

Wanna grow plants but is afraid of the commitment? Here's a great project for you.
Wanna grow plants but is afraid of the commitment? Here’s a great project for you.

Growing plants require that you give them tender loving care. This is part of the reason why most people are hesitant to do so. If you’re planning on growing some plants indoors but you think you’re not ready for the commitment, here’s a great project that you will love. This DIY self-watering starter seed pots will be excellent for you.

With a self-watering seed starter pot, you can rest assured your soil is always at the right moisture level.
With a self-watering seed starter pot, you can rest assured your soil is always at the right moisture level.

This is actually a very efficient method of watering plants. It’s easy to see the water level so you can pour water as needed and not have to check very often. Also, you can rest assured that the soil is always at the right moisture level.

These pots are easy to make – and inexpensive. And since you’ll be recycling those 2-liter plastic bottles, you’re doing good for the environment, too.

Materials:

  • 2-liter plastic bottles
  • Potting soil
  • Seeds
  • Thick string or yarn

Tools:

  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Hammer
  • A sharp blade

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Wanna learn how to make self-watering seed starter pots? Watch this video.

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