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Remember when the Topsy Turvy Hanging Tomato Plant commercial seemed to run incessantly on T.V.? What it really amounted to was a plastic green bag wi...
To start your project you will need:A young leafy plant, such a Tomato, Green Bean, Cucumber or your favorite Herb. I used Italian Parsley for this pr...
Cut the bottom portion off of the bottle.
Wrap a length of Duct Tape around the cut end with half of the tape above the cut. This will add stability to your planter and prevent the plastic fr...
Cut a few slits in the portion of tape above the bottle and fold it to the inside of the bottle.
Punch four holes in your bottle as close to the center of the duct tape as possible
Insert your plant into the bottle and gently work the plant through the bottle opening. Press the dirt ball up as far as it will go.
Very gently untangle your plant and work it the rest of the way through the bottle opening. Spread the root ball out inside the bottle to prevent you...
Fill the bottle with soil to within 2 - 3 inches of the top.I used the scoop I made in my earlier article Handy Go Green Scoops to fill the bottle.
Add whatever you choose to use for hanging your planter through the holes made in the Duct Tape.
Find a nice sunny spot to hang your planter and add water to soak the soil until it drips through the opening. Cover the opening with some layers of ...
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Posted:Jan 9, 2009
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