These DIY Watering Globes are easy to make and perfect self-watering systems if you’re a busy person or forget to water your plants on time.
Watering globes are nothing but a way to create an automatic self-watering system for plants that save them from drought stress and provide a steady but slow supply of water. These can be handy when you’re out for some days or growing a finicky plant that doesn’t like infrequent watering. You can buy them or instead make homemade watering globes for almost free of cost, taking inspiration from these 15 DIY Watering Globes Ideas in this list.
Quick fishing in your recycle bin will give you a lot of items like milk jugs, soda bottles, wine bottles, beer bottles, and juice cans that could be transformed as DIY Watering Globes. They will not be as fancy and good-looking but will do the work.
1. How to Upcycle a Bottle into a Watering Globe
Check out this detailed DIY post at Den Garden.
2. Beer Bottle Watering Globe
Beer bottle will be functional and look good as well. Check out the tutorial here.
3. DIY Self Watering Globe Planter
This DIY here will teach you how to convert a standard container into a self-watering planter.
4. DIY Plant Watering Globes
The idea is the same–Create a water reservoir and attach it near the plant’s root ball so that it can supply the water when the soil is dry. Learn more here.
5. Plastic Bottle Watering Globe
It’s an easy-peasy DIY and good for gardeners in a hot climate. It requires an empty plastic bottle only. Get the steps here.
6. DIY Vacation Plant Watering Globe
Just with some a bottle and a couple of tools, you can make this vacation plant watering system before going out for holidays.
7. Watering Globe With Soda Bottle
Create an apartment drip irrigation system using soda bottles. It’s excellent for moisture-loving plants.
Also Read: DIY Self Watering Soda Bottle Planter
8. How to Use Watering Globes
If you’re not much DIYs and considering to buy the commercial watering globes, this video will give you a quick review and tutorial on “how to use them.”
Also Read: DIY Garden Globe Ideas
9. Coke Bottle Watering Globes
For coca cola watering globes, use coca-cola bottles, it’s that simple. The DIY is here.
Also Read: Coca Uses in Garden
10. Light Bulb Watering Globe
Instead of bottles, you can use light bulbs, it’ll look attractive. View the steps at Instructables.
Also Read: An Old Bulb Made into a Planter
11. Wine Bottle Plant Waterer
12. DIY Spray Painted Bottle Watering Globe
If you don’t want to use plain bottles, you can spray paint. We found the idea here.
13. Beautiful Glass Watering Globes
Check out this website to learn about a variety of DIY self-watering you can make all by yourself.
14. DIY Automatic Plant Watering Globe
Making an automatic plant waterer is ridiculously simple. Visit Chicago Now for the steps.
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15. Bottle in the Gems Stones Watering Globe
Inspired by Aqua Globes, this wine bottle watering device with copper tubing is as functional as the commercial one. Check out the tutorial here!