Tip for Keeping Plants Well Watered

Here is a dynamite tip for keeping potted plants well watered:

It might sound crazy but try this - Cut a small disposable diaper in half, lay it plastic side down in the pot after placing half of your soil in the bottom of the pot. Cover with the rest of your soil and whatever you are planting. The plant will retain much more moisture and your plant will not need to be watered near as much!! It really works!

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By Carol from Landisville, PA

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May 5, 20060 found this helpful

the diapers have the water retention pellets in them. i have bought the pellets and they are like cold jelly

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May 5, 20060 found this helpful

I'm going to try this tip, thank you for sharing it!!!!

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May 6, 20060 found this helpful

Your tip reminded me to water the flower plant my dd recieved on a field trip to a hot house, i am going to try your tip. Thank you for sharing

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May 17, 20060 found this helpful

You can buy the pellets at your local discount store in there gardening section. It is much cheaper to buy the pellets then to diaper a plant.

Zig

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