How to water plants when gone on vacation

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  • 27524803 27524803 on Jun 30, 2018
    A drip or irrigation system run by a battery powered timer(if you don't have electric to that area) would be a good idea... but it would require some preparation to get it installed .... but it would work even after you come home

  • Oliva Oliva on Jun 30, 2018
    Soaker hoses, in garden areas, set on a timer. Group pots together and attach a small water sprinkler to your outdoor spigot, on a timer. Indoors, place plants atop pea gravel set inside boot trays, etc., with water. Plants should soak up water via capillary action.

  • Anna Anna on Jun 30, 2018
    when potting your plants used strips of nylon from the top of your pot to the base. Always have a base or bottom for the pot. Place water in the base when leaving for a short trip. If it extended you can tie more nylon strips to your pots and place them in a 5 gallon bucket with water. Try this before you leave to make sure how much water your plants use.

  • Barb brown Barb brown on Jun 30, 2018
    Depends on how long you are going to be gone, but you can use either a 1 liter bottle of 2 liter bottle filled with water and turn upside down in pot or outside. It will fill a needed Or you can find the cute ones at the dollar store but they don't last very long.

  • Place them in your bathtub (s) and sinks with an inch or so of water. Since your house will be closed up tight, it will be a greenhouse effect and should be good for 1 to 2 weeks.

  • Robyn Garner Robyn Garner on Jun 30, 2018
    Hire a local kid to come in.