Sub Irrigated Planter (SIP)

Tonight I made a sub irrigated planter. These are pots that hold water under the dirt and let the pot get watered from the bottom up. Supposedly this gives you better roots as they grow deep, towards the water as opposed to staying near the top. I built mine using recycled ‘stuff’. The pot is […]

Rain barrel debris diverter

Tonight, in honor of the wonderful weather, I made a quick contraption out of some scrap to better get water into my rain barrel. I’ve been wedging the downspout against the bung hole of my barrel but I think the vibrations of the water pops it loose. No water capture dumping water beside the barrel. […]