Introduction: Reusing Water Containers

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1. Watering your plants could be a hassle because you need to get out the hose out and put it away.
2. If you are going on a vacation for a long period of time you might want to think about how you are going to water your plants.
3. You could need a container to put your juice or water in so that there would not be any pouring therefore causing messy spilling.

Step 1: Bottled Hose: Supplies, Lid, Fill, Use

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Supplies:
     water bottle
     water you use for watering your plants
     thumb tack

Lid:
Unscrew the water bottle lid. Get the thumb tack and poke holes in the lid. You could make it any design you would like. Make sure you do not make the holes too big.

Fill:
Get the water you use for watering the plants and fill it up until your desire is fulfilled. Screw the lid with holes on them back onto the water bottle.

Use:
Go to where ever you have your plants which need watering. Turn the bottle upside down and squeaze. Make sure you do not squeeze too hard. If the water bottle does get flat, put your mouth on the mouth peice and blow into it until unflattened.

Step 2: Vacation Watering: Supplies, Lid, Fill, Use

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Supplies:
     2.5 gallons of water container
     water you use for watering your plants

Lid:
Remove the lid. It was difficult for me but I was able to do it.

Fill:
Get the water you use for watering your plants and fill up the 2.5 gallons of water container or until desire is fulfilled. Close the lid by pushing it back in.

Use:
You SHOULD try to see how much water you need. If you water your plants 1 cup of water everyday, get a measuring cup and put it under the tab. By 24 hours, make sure it is 1 cup. Try to remember how big it was opened . This is recommended. On the day you are leaving, fill up the 2.5 gallon container. Open tab to desire.

Step 3: Juicy Water: Supplies, Lid, Fill, Use

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Supplies
     2.5 gallons of water container
     2.5 gallons of juice or soda or water

Lid:
Remove the lid. It was difficult for me but I was able to do it.

Fill:
Fill the container with whatever you desire. It could be more water, juice or soda for a party. I filled mine with tap water. Close the lid by pushing it back in.

Use:
Place the container wherever you wish and open tab to let the liquid out.

Comments

totszwai (author)2011-08-07

This is totally useless if you are going to use tap water for it. I would suggest you go to home depot and make a rain gutter with holes, that will auto refill your containers...

A better alternative would be to just make one or two tiny hole(s) on your cap, then simple flip it upside down and stuck it in the dirt of your plant and just leave it there. The water would slowly drain into your plan overtime, could be in a period of over a day or 2...

Much better than just using the bottle as a "garden shower spray"...

bombastinator (author)totszwai2014-02-23

Nah.. Sure rain water is better for plants, There's no chlorine or flouride or whatnot, but it's still a heck of a lot better than no water at all. House plants can deal with tap water. It only become a problem when you have a plant that's been around for like 20 years and the the deposits start to really add up, in which case you should have transplanted it long ago anyway.

bombastinator (author)2014-02-23

How!? How do you get the cap off of the 2.5 gal. jug? Can't seem to do it for the life of me.

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