Making a self watering container or Earthbox™. A self watering container is a container that has a water reservoir built in. This reservoir waters the plants. I love my Homemade Earth Boxes! These boxes are easy to make and you will save tons of money, not to mention having the best bounty of.

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Tried posting photo, but I do eathbox know how. I was wondering about clear tubs. Small container for the amount of yield produced. The tomato and pepper plants have huge strong stalks year round here! Tom Thumb July 10, at My supplies consisted of the following:.

Real Estate Broker as well in Arizona. Our earth boxes are on the East side and jet all the morning sun and shade in the afternoon here in Goodyear Arizona. Like most others I have seen, we used a 3 inch PVC pipe for watering.

DIY Earth Box! Make it yourself

Is there a more organic option? You can even make one out of a soda bottle. Build your own EarthBox March This is a great eqrthbox to plant your fall garden.

Winterwheat Recipes, photos and some notes to friends. Since it is already July, my options for vegetables has diminished, but I am planning on growing zucchini, squash, and cucumbers. I posted a link to this blog in my own…very helpful, thanks!


Everybody is talking about how harmful they are and how everybody is contaminated with the stuff. I am a Mastr gardner and certified Nurseryman and I love that u have made gardening accessable to all.

Have you tried clear tubs?? About two feet of 1″ pipe and erathbox pieces 6″ long of ” pipe. Only use roughneck containers as others do not work as well. I got really excited about this and made one following these instructions.

I line them with landscape fabric to keep soil out of resevoir. What box did you use to plant them? I love my Homemade Earth Boxes!

Yes, so many options really. Last year my eyes were on the Earthbox. Are there any BPA concerns using plastics? Shannan, sorry for the late reply, this one slide by me. Leave a Reply Djy reply Your email address will not be published.

Please try again later. Everything we plant in the earth boxes we build grows like crazy!

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Need to know how to receive your blog in my email? Zip ties Waterproof covering material I used garbage bags 3. I plan to share both of my passions on this blog and I hope you enjoy them as much as I do! I have the freedom to earfhbox any of the components. Where are you located?


You do, however, have the benefit of more growing space as this is larger than the original system. Click here to cancel reply. We live in brutally hot north Texas. I have a passion for cooking and creating new recipes as I have an allergy to eggs and sometimes have to be creative.

That afternoon is a scorcher and the plants do great over there. Michelle, I live in Phoenix and yes I do water the soil since it is so dang hot here. My husband and I live on what seems like solid bedrock. Rock August 4, at 9: Which way does your house face and which backyard fence side are your plants? This one is quite durable and will take me through a few years.

What a great idea thank you. Hi, I read your blog on a regular basis.