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Self Watering Container added to Mini Greenhouse

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Sanna
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Self Watering Container added to Mini Greenhouse

Sat Dec 26, 2015 6:54 pm

I loved my new mini greenhouses.. but I quickly realized that it required quite a lot of watering. So I constructed a bottom with smal wheels, and built a simple water reservoir in the bottom. Here's the adjustments I did:

1. Creating, painting and puting wheels on the bottom construction

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2. Covered the bottom part of the mini green houses with building plastics
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3. Filled the reservoir with clay pebbles that I already had at home. This could probably be done in a smarter way, that doesn't require so many clay pebbles.. but you take what you have.. 
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4. Placed a wicking cloth (ordered online) on top of the clay pebbles.
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6. To be able to quickly fill the reservoir with water, I added a part of a PVC pipe in one of the corners. 
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5. Just let the plants move in.
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Sanna
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Re: Self Watering Container added to Mini Greenhouse

Fri Jul 29, 2016 4:44 pm

I recently used the same principle to build a Self Watering Reservoir and Frame for several Buckets.

Looks like this:

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Link to that topic: Here
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