outdoor gardening


Are you plant challenged?  Is your biggest challenge remembering to water them?  I have a solution!

This self-watering planter is completely self-sufficient!

It uses a sub-irrigation system.

No drip lines needed! It's easy to build and will do the work for you.

simple cuts

Building the box is easy with just a few simple cuts.


Add your base and it's ready for the sub-irrigation system.


Pond liner, drain pipe, inlet pipe, and overflow drain make up the sub-irrigation system.

potting mix

Potting mix is done in two layers.  Use vermculite and peat moss for the first layer.  Regular potting soil on top.

Add water

Add water through the PVC drain pipe.

Plant your garden!

Add plants and your garden is ready to grow.