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"Home built Aqua globes"

"Home built Aqua globes"

Here's how to make an "aqua globe" that requires far less filling!
I'm growing a hydrangea and a hibiscus on the west side of the house. This area gets brutal afternoon sun and the solution was 2 Gatorade bottles, 3 feet of 1/4 inch vacuum line and a stand for my "plant IV's". The Vacuum lines go down into the main root-ball about 5" below the soil level and the plants intake only the amount of water that they need each day. The water will dispense
from the container only in somewhat dry conditions and requires filling about every 4 days. Very cheap to make and works like a champ!

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Bravo! Love the plant IV tag :)

30 Jun, 2009


Great idea :o)

30 Jun, 2009


~I was just about to say that Hywel!

5 Jul, 2009


Sorry to tell u N2 but I don't think the Hydrangea will take all that sun it will fry it would b best in part shade with either filtered sun all day or as in under a tree or in a morning sun or even sun place. They like to be warmed each day but not fried. Hibi. will do fine there but watch out 4 white fly.

3 May, 2010

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