The Dearthbox: A Low-Cost, Self-Watering Planter

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“Joining many other excellent earthbox instructables, meet ours, the Dearthbox!

The Dearthbox costs about $13-16 per box, and can grow up to three plants, depending on the type of plant. At our house in CA, we’ve been testing these out for the last month or so. Our tomatoes are thriving and it’s a relief to know our plants aren’t parched in the afternoon heat.

Even if you’ve already planted stuff, you could still transplant to the Dearthbox and save some water this summer.

This instructable shows you the materials we used, the steps we followed, and how to plant a fairly big plant, as well as how to plant seedlings…”

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Self Sufficient Backyard

In all that time an electric wire has never been connected to our house. We haven’t gotten or paid an electricity bill in over 40 years, but we have all the electricity we want. We grow everything we need, here, in our small backyard. We also have a small medicinal garden for tough times. Read More Here...


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