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14 DIY Self-Watering Planters For The Ones Without A Green Thumb

There are ways to add a breath of fresh air to the house without worrying about the death of the greens. With one of these creations below, you can add some plant life to your home with ease and no-stress. These 14 DIY self-watering planters are for the ones with a green thumb. Check out the tutorial and have at it!

1. Wine Bottle

Diy wine bottle self watering planter

The Garden Glove starts our self watering journey with an item we’re all familiar with. The secret here is in the wine bottle. Those recycled ones can be put to good use. Check out the tutorial after the jump.

2. Mason Jar

Mason jar sef watering planter diy

For something a bit more subtle and smaller, check out Homestead Brooklyn. There you’ll learn how to create a simple, self-watering planter with a mason jar as the main ingredient. We love the finished product here as well.

3. Soda Pop

Diy self watering garden planters

Water or soda bottles are needed with this one. Visit Handmade by Kelly to get walked through the process of turning those recycled bits into containers for your plants. Self-watering and all, you’ll get to sit back and watch the magic happen.

4. A Box

Diy self watering planter box

Self-watering planters boxes are nice as well, especially when you need something larger. At From Play Dates to Parties, you’ll learn the details and gather inspiration on how to feature it in your own garden.

5. Milk Jug

Diy self watering milk jug planter