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Building on the idea of the self watering plant pots (there are several instructables) I've built a bigger version, using IKEA boxes.
Get some boxes. I used "Samla" boxes from IKEA because they are cheap, available in different sizes and you don't have to buy the lid (which we don't ...
Drill some holes in the bottom in one (!) of the two boxes and thread the string through. I tied some knots to make sure they don't fall out of the bo...
Now about 1/3 of the box with earth an pull the strings up a bit. (so they are not just at the bottom of the box)Now fill the rest of the box with ear...
Now it's time to plant whatever you want to plant in your box. I started with some peppermint and some basil which I had grown in some self watering p...
Now wait and enjoy your little garden. This is a picture of mine after about a month. Everything has grown beautifully!Please note that the basil was ...
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Posted:Aug 2, 2008
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