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Long reach watering device

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If you have a need to water a plant that is higher than you can reach, you don't have to go and get the step ladder with this little device
 
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Step 1: Supplies

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One spray bottle (Dollar Tree: $1 - or recycle something)
some aquarium tubing
long branch or bamboo stick

either:
3 small sections of heat shrink tubing one each of 3/4", 1/2", 1/4"
heat gun

or

female to male hose adapter from the hardware store: 5/16" female to 1/4" male - $2-$4



Step 2: Remove the cap

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Unscrew the nozzle cap from the bottle


Step 4: Attach the 1/2" heat shrink tubing

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Now, slide an inch section of the 1/2" heat shrink tubing over the previous section of tubing.

Use the heat shrink gun to shrink it down around the aquarium tubing as shown in the video.


 

Step 6: Attach a long stick

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Tie the end of the aquarium tubing to the end of a long branch or stick. Use a rubber band or cable tie - whatever you think.  The rubber band I used is not aesthetically pleasing, but it works.  Heat shrink might be a better choice here.



Step 7: Test it out

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When you squeeze the trigger, the water should flow through the tube without leaking.



Step 8: Now you can reach very high plants

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Step 9: Another option

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I also found these little adapters at the hardware store which perfectly fit my Dollar Tree sprayer bottle - aquarium tube combo. 

The adapter shown is a 5/16" female to 1/4" male coupler.  About $2.75


rosewood5134 months ago
Very nice, that should work out very well. I like the second idea better, less work.
The best submission, I believe thus far.
Good luck I will be making one of these with a larger spray bottle.. I do not plant high because of watering problems... This is the answer, very functional
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