Using Recycled Plastic Bottles for Rehydrating Indoor Plants

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Plastic Bottle for Rehydrating Indoor PlantsI am a working mom with school age children. So basically, I have no time to water my indoor plants! I have this solution, which in addition to keeping my plants hydrated is also a good way to recycle things!


Total Time: 15 mins.


  • 1 plastic bottle
  • masking tape
  • 1 ribbon
  • colored pen
  • 1 nail
  • hammer
Plastic Bottle for Rehydrating Indoor Plants - supplies


  1. Make a hole at the center of the cap of the plastic bottle, using your hammer and nail.
  2. Plastic Bottle for Rehydrating Indoor Plants - use hammer and nail to make a hole in the bottle cap
  3. Make words or a drawing on your masking tape for the design, and stick it to the plastic bottle.
  4. Plastic Bottle for Rehydrating Indoor Plants - write message on masking tape and stick to bottle
  5. Cut a small size of two sided tape, for the ribbon to stick.
  6. Plastic Bottle for Rehydrating Indoor Plants - tape on bow
  7. Put water in the plastic bottle and close. Then put in your plant. And now, your hydrating your plants!
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I freeze water bottles with water, and sometimes liquid fertilizer, then remove the caps, invert in a plant and as the ice melts the water trickles into my plants rather than running out the drain hole.

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