Using A Plastic H20 Bottle Embedded In Container Tomato Plants

Question:


Can a plastic bottle filled with water be embedded upside down in the soil of a container tomato plant work for watering if one must be away for a couple of days?

Thank you for your help.
N.J.


Answer:

That's a wonderful idea! I use it on a small hanging basket that is in a position which gets little rainfall. I'm using a small bottle inverted and plunged into the soil. It's works GREAT!
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Especially if you are only going to be gone for a couple of days, I think all should go well. The size of your tomato container would dictate the size of water bottle to use. If it's a large container, you might have to use something like a 2 Liter pop bottle.

I wonder if it's possible for you to do a trial before you leave for the two days? Then, you could be certain of what size would work best.

Good Luck!!
Let us know how it goes if you can!

Brad




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