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DIY Self-watering system

sao paulo, Brazil

Hello, everybody!

I just wrote a tutorial about self-watering (mainly for indoor plants, but will work for some outdoor setups): really self-regulating, and no need for electricity, pumps or timers.

It is here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-regulating-watering-system

Hope someone find it useful.

Best wishes,
Gustavo.

Everett, WA(Zone 8a)

If the tube tneds to block with air bubbles, you might try thicker tubing with something absorbant pushed through the tube. The absorbant material would act like a wick even if a bubble occured.

cotton twine?
a strip of cotton flannel?
I never saw yarn that was water-absorbant, but if there is, that might work.

Thanks for the idea.

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