Not much of a green thumb? Not a really responsible? Tried to grow plants but they died cause you forgot to water them? A new, easy way to grow little plants that efficiently use the water you give them. I personally gave up on this project about a week ago. Then I saw they were growing, I haven't watered them for a week and they're growing! Using a tiny vial not only doesn't let the water evaporate and escape like normal pots, it also creates a continent carrying case.
This project was suggested by tech-king. Oh, and you can't grow cactuses in here (thanks tech-king)
Oh, and if you like this project please rate/vote then! All I want is a Robot T-shirt to look spiffy in.
UPDATE: I will try and add pictures everyday in the intro to show the progress of growing.
Step 1: Items
What you need is:
Seeds (I chose Basil since it grows really fast)
Tiny vials (I just found these, I used 4 in this project)
top soil (or dirt)
pipette or syringe (some way of watering the plant)
This project costed be nothing cause I found/had everything.
Step 2: Insert Dirt
take a tiny bit of soil at a time and push it through the neck with a stick, it should take you about 2 minutes per bottle. Put about 3/16 of an inch of dirt (approximate)
Step 3: Insert seed
need I say more?
Step 4: Fill the rest
put about 1/4 of an inch on top of the seed using the same method as in step 2.
(I know it's the same picture, but it's dirt, not much to show)
Step 5: Water
Drop about 2-4 drops of water into the vial using either a pipette of a syringe. I only had to water it once for the first week.
Step 6: Put it under the sun
or in this case a light. Let it grow for about a week, I used my mom's orchad stand. It took about a week for it to grow.
Step 7: Enjoy!
Enjoy your pocket plant!