Recycle a soda bottle to make this DIY Self Watering Planter perfect for growing moisture herb like mint.
Follow the steps below to learn how to make a self-watering planter using a soda bottle. You can hang it or keep it somewhere in a less windy spot so that it won’t topple.
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- Soda Bottle
- Screw Driver
- Woolen Thread
- Spray Paint
- Mint Plant
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1. Cut the Bottle
Cut the bottle as shown in the picture.
2. Make Hole
Use the spray paint to color the bottom side of your bottle.
4. Let it Dry
Wait for some time so that it dries out well.
5. Pass Woolen Threads
Pass woolen threads across the hole you made on the bottle cap. This will allow the constant supply of moisture to the planter.
6. Knotting Both Sides
Tie knots on both the sides of the threads.
7. Add the Soil
Fix the cap and add a quality potting soil to the top part of the soda bottle.
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8. Plant a Moisture Loving Plant
As this self-watering will provide evenly moist soil, it’s a good idea to grow a moisture loving plant in it.
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In the End…
This recycled soda bottle planter looks good as well. We selected mint, you can grow any other herb, e.g., parsley.
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To Learn More, Watch this Tutorial Video