Coconut Shell Hanging Planter With Water Supply




Introduction: Coconut Shell Hanging Planter With Water Supply

About: I am a Graphics Designer.

Hi everyone, i made a coconut shell hanging planter with water supply for the indoor plants challenge.

Ok let's start......


Coconut shell

Wooden pieces

Glue (flex kwik)

Cotton thread




Small size water bottle


Any type of small indoor plants


slice wooden pieces

crushed stones

Step 1: Making of the Wooden Frame

Take 6 inch length of four wooden sticks.

Mark at 1.25 inch on both side of the wooden sticks

So the center space will be 3.5 inch. Mark on the all sticks. attach the wooden stick and apply

glue on it. So this will make a 3.5 inch size square frame.

Step 2: Joining the Coconut Shell With the Wooden Frame

Now using the cotton thread, tie up all four sides of the wooden frame.

Place the coconut shell on the frame and mark on four side of the shell. Now make a small cutting line on

the shell. Place the frame on the shell from the bottom. adjust the shell to fix on the frame tightly.

Apply little drops of glue on the shell to make the fixing stronger.

Step 3: Making the Hanging Structure

Take four pieces of cotton thread with double end. the length is depends on the height you choose.

Take a small piece of wood. tie up this four pieces of thread with the wood.

now insert the threads from inside of the coconut shell and pull the full length. apply some glue

on the wood piece inside the shell to make the joint stronger.

Step 4: Final Steps for the Hanging Setup

After pulling the all threads, extend it to outside of the four corners of the wooden frame.

Apply some colors for the frame.

Step 5: Making the Water Supply

Take the plastic bottle. Put the small stone on the bottle and fill the water.

take the hanging, join two sides separately and make a strong knots.

Above this knots place the bottle and tie up the threads on the both sides of the bottle.

Using needle make a small hole on the bottle. from this hole water will supplied drop by drop.

Step 6: Final Steps for the Planter

Add the soil and some slice wooden pieces on the coconut shell. this wooden pieces keep the moisture for the little plants. now place the plant on the shell. Tie up the threads extended above the water bottle.

Remember that the hole on the water bottle always kept on top side. whenever you want to pour water just rotate the bottle and press slightly on the bottle to supply the water drop by drop.

That's is friends....

This is the project i made for the indoor plant challenge.

Thanks for reading.

if you like this project please vote for me.

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    2 years ago

    I've done the planter part but not the watering system, it's an interesting idea. Love it.

    I've had problems with my coconuts cracking and therefore leaking. Used to solve it by having a plant underneath the coconut or adding a plastic bag glued to place. Also tried use oil and wax with the same results only delayed. Got any solutions?

    i3 creation
    i3 creation

    Reply 2 years ago

    thanks for your comments..
    Use a thick coconut shell. use hacksaw blade to cut the coconut and you will get shell with even edges. also you can use small wooden piece to hide the holes.
    further details watch the video on my channel with below link


    Reply 2 years ago

    The cutting isn't the problem, the problem is the cracking after I've planted my plants in it. How do you do it to avoid the cracking AFTER you're done and planted something in the shell?
    I'll check it out.

    i3 creation
    i3 creation

    Reply 2 years ago

    your setup is also looks good.

    Penolopy Bulnick
    Penolopy Bulnick

    2 years ago

    This is a really interesting water setup :)

    i3 creation
    i3 creation

    Reply 2 years ago

    thanks for comment