Having a garden with beautiful and vigor plants in the area of your house is a dream of everyone. The only obstacle that stops many people from gardening activities and planting their favorite plants is the burden of works that they think they need bear and also the spaces that they think they do not have..
One of the important works as a gardener that you cannot avoid when doing gardening activities is the watering works especially to the plants that you planted in containers or pots.
As we all know water is a very important element for plants growth. Without water you plants will not survive and without enough water your plants will not grow healthily.
There are a few basic reasons why water is essential for plants growth:
a) Water plays very important roles for plant’s tissue. 80% – 95% of tissues are filled with water.
b) Plants need water for photosynthesis process in order to enable them to make their own food.
c) Water also plays a very important role in order for nutrients to move from soils to plant and within the plant itself. Without enough water nutrients will not move not matter how much nutrients you put into the soil.
d) Plants will go through a process known as transpiration every day. In this process plants will be losing a lot of water. Therefore, proper watering need to be done to replace back all the water loses during the transpiration process.
Now you know why we really need to look into the watering works as we have briefly done about the importance of water to the plants.
The good news it that watering can be done easily nowadays without having you to do it every day and going through all the hassle works.
This is due to the new invention that is the self-watering containers. This invention is really helping people who do not have large land spaces at their house but still want to established vegetables garden.
People who also need to left their house regularly for works or vacation also need a suitable self-watering pot for the vegetable garden that they have in their house.
This article will help to introduce some varieties of self-watering pots that are available in the market. If you interested in buying or to know more details about the self-watering pots that are listed here you can just click on the image provided.
Below are some reviews of self-watering pots:
1. Mkono 3 Pieces Self Watering Planter Automatic Watering Pot PP Plastic Home Office Decor Planter–White
This type self-watering pot is made from PP plastic that is quite durable to be used as plants container or pot. PP plastic is commonly used by many manufacturers in making the plant containers or pots.
This model comes in 3 sizes that is large, medium and small. So you have three choices depending on your needs. You can also design your area using all three of the sizes available if you keen to buy three of them.
This model of container is suitable to be used in both indoor and outdoor.
In terms of watering process, this model comes in 2 layers, the outer is the layer for you to put the water into it and the inner layer is for you to put your plant. You have first to fill the water in the outer layer of the pots before putting the inner layer with the plants already planted.
When putting the water in the outer layer you must be very careful not to put the water to high, exceeding the bottom level of the inner layer. If the water exceeded the inner layer the chances of your plant’s root to get rotten are very high. This may lead the death of your plants by time.
This model of self-watering container can be deemed as very good as at the time when this article is written as the rating that it got from its previous buyers are quite high.
Conclusion can be made from that data is previous customers are very satisfied with the performance of this product.
If you would like to know more about this product, please click here.
2. Bits and Pieces – Self Watering Wall Planter Urn
This is another model of self-watering pots that is suitable for vegetables planting at your
Unlike the previous model this model of self-watering pots are designed to be hanged or attached to any wall surface available at your house. With this model you can actually have no excuses to not do any gardening to produce your own food at your house.
As this model is quite small it can only be planted with small type of plants or herbs. You can use this model either indoor or outdoor.
For watering process, this model works differently form the above said model. This model only has one layer but it has watering compartment at the bottom of the pot. You just need to pull the watering compartment, fill it with water and close it back. With that you can be considered done.
If you would like to know more about this self watering container, please click here.
3. GlowPear Urban Garden Self-Watering Planter
If you need something larger and long that can beautifully fit in available spaces at your home this model would be a great choice for you. As you see in the picture given this self-watering container also looks really elegant and suitable to be showcased in the public area of your house.
The measurement for this self-watering pot is 18.9 x 29.5 x 19.7 inches. With this information you can plan of what type of plants and how many of them you can put in it.
Another good feature for this plant’s container is that it has a feature that a few of this pot can be interconnected together with each other. Therefore, if you feel that a pot is not long enough you can easily connect it with other pots for as long as you wanted.
This pot works almost the same as the first introduced model in supplying water to the plants except it does not have two layers. The water compartment is situated at the bottom of the pots, therefore you need to fill the bottom parts with the water first before putting the pot planted with plants on top of it.
Please click here if you would like to know more about this product.
4. Large Beige Self-Watering Hanging Planter with chains
Another model or type of self-watering pots that you can use to do vegetable gardening at your home is the hanging type model of hanging pots.
This model is different from all the models that have been introduced to you as you need to hang it at any suitable spaces or area at your house.
Like the second model above, this self-watering pot is suitable for people who do not have much space at their home for planting purposes. By using this pots you are not only saving your spaces but you are also decorating you houses as this pot comes with beautiful and modern design.
For watering system, this pot works differently from all of the above model, in using this pot, you need to water the plant a lot for the first time. The excessive water then will be stored at the bottom of the pots. If you feel the water are too much in the water storage you just need to open the drainage plug that are available at the bottom of the pot.
This pot only come in one size but there are four colors available for you to choose. The colors available are beige, green, purple and tangerine. It is up to you which one do you prefer that can suit your needs as there are nothing different except the color.
If you would like to know more about this product, please click here.
I think that is all i need to say about the suitable self-watering container for vegetable garden. Now it is up to you to make your decision and choice based on my suggestion.
As you can see there are many types of self-watering container for vegetable garden available in the market. I do not mean the difference of the design only but also the difference of how they can be used at your home.
With all the pots varieties available it is really hope that one of them can meet your need in helping you to plant your own vegetable at your home.
You are not allow to give any excuses anymore as no matter where you live and whatever type of house that you have you are still able to do gardening activities and produce your own food at home.