DIY | Self-Watering Garden Hose Pot 

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DIY | Self-Watering Garden Hose Pot

Today we’re sharing this Self-Watering Garden Hose Pot DIY from the new book “Handmade for the Garden, 75 Ingenious Ways to Enhance Your Outdoor Space with DIY Tools, Pots, Supports, Embellishments, and More by Susan Guagliumi” from Abrams (STC Craft \ Melanie Falick Books). The book offers ideas using easy-to-find, inexpensive, and repurposed materials, and is a treasure trove of original projects that not only make planting and growing efficient but also add a personal touch to the gardenscape. Among the myriad projects in this book are mini hothouses; painted, stamped, and stenciled terracotta planters, plant markers to name a few. I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to get out on the patio this spring.

This project, a Self-Watering Garden Hose Pot, is a clever way to water larger flowers and offers up a unique aesthetic perfect for the backyard or patio

How To Makie It

You Will Need:
75′ (23m) of soaker hose for an average planter (16″ – 20″ in diameter and 6″ – 10″ high.
350-375 8″ long plastic zip ties per 75’of hose
Flush Cutter
Awl or putty knife
4 large spring clamps (optional)

See below for the instructions or click here to download the pdf file. The book is available through Abram’s and Amazon. Posted with the publishers permission.

Instructions Self-Watering Garden Hose Pot Page 1
Instructions Self-Watering Garden Hose Pot Page 2

Jan Halvarson

Jan founded Poppytalk in 2005 while a student at Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design (now ECU) to catalogue inspiration from typography to interior design. Since then she’s collaborated with Target (creating a limited edition glamping collection), a wallpaper collection with Milton & King, as well has written as a contributor at Wired, Martha Stewart and Huffington Post.