Introduction: SELF WATERING PLANT SYSTEM
Indoor planting is one of the most awesome thing. But while making indoor planting we have to keep in mind that plants would release co2 at night. We have to choose the plants which does'nt release co2 at night.
Aloe vera and Tulsi are one of the precious medicinal plants that release oxygen at night. Its good to keep these plants indoor.
BENEFITS OF ALOE VERA
- Contains healthful plant compounds.
- Antioxidant and antibacterial properties.
- Accelerates the healing of burns.
- Reduces dental plaque.
- Reduces constipation.
- May improve skin and prevent wrinkles.
- Lowers blood sugar levels.
BENEFITS OF TULSI
- Combats Respiratory Ailments.
- Tulsi may relieve symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, colds, congestion, coughs, flu, sinusitis, sore throat, and similar ailments.
- Lowers Blood Pressure and Reduces Stress.
- Treats Gastrointestinal Disorders.
- Relieves Arthritis.
- Regulates Blood Sugar.
Plastic water bottles - 3
Hemp Rope - 3 metres
Pebbles and marbles
woolen thread - For decoration
Step 1: MAKING THE BASE FOR PLANTING
Image 1: Take 2 water bottles and cut as shown in the picture.
Image 2: keep the top of the bottle for planting and save the bottom for balancing.
Step 2: BASE FOR WATERING UNIT
Image 1: Take another bottle and cut as shown in the image.
Image 2: After cutting the bottle, interlock the top of the bottle which was separated in step 1
Step 3: MAKING THE BALANCE
Image 1: take the bottom of the bottle which was saved earlier and cut it as shown in the image.
Image 2: The bottle will look like this after making the cutting.
Image 3: add some pebbles for weight.
*HERE IAM USING THE BALANCE AT THE MIDDLE AS IT WAS NOR HEAVIER BUT YOU CAN ALSO MALE BALACE FOR 2 END IN CASE IT WEIGHS HEAVY.
Step 4: DECORATING
Image 1: Wrap the woolen thread around the neck of the bottles,
Image 2: Wrap it in the middle of the bottle.
you can make your own desired decorations.
Step 5: ADDING HEMP ROPE
Image 1: Make holes in the marked area of the bottle cap.
Image 2: The cap looks like this after making the holes.
Image 3: the hemp rope.
Image 4: cut the hemp rope upto 10cm and insert it to the hole made in the bottle cap. Make a not on the bottom of the cap.
Image 5: Interlock it to the watering area. The hemp rope should be at this position to the watering area.
Image 6: The position of the hemp rope should ne like this at the planting side
Step 6: PLANTING
Image 1: Add the mud to the planting area.
Image 2: After adding mud plant the aloe vera and tulsi. It can be small but there should be a root.
Spary some water in the watering area using a sprayer through opening the bottle cap.
place it in your living area or wherever you wish. Keep note that there should be some way to get sunlight.
The water will be absorbed by the hemp rope and transferred to the plants.
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Indoor Plants Challenge