Everyone likes to put plants on their windowsill.  But why not take advantage of the light along the sides of the windows?

here's one way

Step 1: Cast of Characters

inexpensive curtain tension rod $3-$5.  Get one that will fit inside your window's vertical height 2 extra inches or more
8-10 empty plastic soda bottles (depending on height of your window
hot knife
tape measure
decorative paint that will adhere to plastic
spray bottle
heat shrink tubing or valve-tube attachment (5/16" female threaded coupling to 1/4" male tube coupling)
about 3-4 feet of flexible tubing (aquarium type is good)

Cool project. Really easy and fun
<p>awesome...can also be use for a vertical hydroponic or aquaponics set-up</p>
Cool!! <br>( I added it to my guide ''reuse plastic bottle'').
and voted it!
thank you!
I live the watering contraption. Very clever. Please post pics once the plants get going, OK? I do think the size of the bottles are going to limit you to small plants, with small root balls, like strawberries maybe, or watercress and lettuces. There you go....salad in a window! Thanks for the idea.
I will post pix - will do. Strawberries would be nice. Not sure what plants are going to show up in the winter months, this will be an interesting experiment
Wow that's a great idea, Voted! Good job, keep it up dude :D
Thank you!
I like the idea but it looks too small for anything other than a flower plant
You can use larger bottles and accommodate larger plants if you like.

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