These were the tall pots I wanted to use. They would have taken several bags of soil to fill from the bottom to the top. Since I didn't need that much soil, I added a few of these:
How to Fill LARGE Pots!
Mo' plants, mo' problems, right? Well my problem was wanting LARGE planters on my patio! The problem was they were then WAY too heavy for me to move if needed AND it was expensive to fill those big pots with soil! So I have a little hack for you!
EMPTY MILK JUGS! Re-use those empty plastic containers in your garden pots!
I added this empty jug at the bottom of my pot and so it would take up a bit of space AND not add anymore weight to the pot!
Add your soil in over the top, then plant your flowers, etc. on top!
I hope you enjoyed this super easy, gardening hack! Save money, make life a little easier, AND do an upcycle that helps that planet. Win, win my friends! Thanks for reading!
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