Wednesday, July 6, 2011

self watering planter

the self planter is a simple idea using a very low tech solution. the body of the planter is molded in ceramic which has the ability to be either porous or completely sterile and sealed. the planter is placed over a hidden water source and uses a wick and capillary action to water the plant

(capillary action)

the wick is laced through the bottom and rests in the bottom of the plant where the plant can absorb water as needed.

as water is absorbed through the wick, the plant on top is able to absorb water from the dampened strong

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