soda bottle tower for plants

Upcycle 06.20.15
What a great way to recycle soda bottles to make a hydroponic tower for your herbs and veggies! Watch the instructional video at:

  • Lindaapries
    Lindaapries Benton Harbor, MI
    Seems like a fairly expensive system to create if you have no non-returnable bottles to use. Water doesn't cost me anything, but the bottles would.
  • Kris Larson
    Kris Larson West Lafayette, IN
    I've heard leaving plastic water bottles in cars and them heating up makes the water in those bottles dangerous to drink, how does this not happen with the dirt and water that is used to hydrate these plants? How does that work?
  • Paula D
    Paula D Charlottesville, VA
    Leaving bottles in the heat does NOT make them dangerous. If you google this you will see that it is a myth. There is another chemical that can leech out into the water but it is in such small amounts it isn't considered dangerous. That chemical is
  • Ruth Black
    Ruth Black Santa Barbara, CA
    Most single-use beverage bottles sold in the United States are made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET), a substance tested extensively for safety. There is some evidence that heat can cause bisphenol A (BPA), a compound that's been shown to have
  • Catherine Blume
    Catherine Blume Callahan, FL
    What a space-saving garden!! Could you do this with flowers to create a wall?
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