Water outdoor plants when not at home

by joel

Flower pot with petunias.
Multiple garden hoses can be used for a long run.
  • Flower pot with petunias.
  • Garden hose with short splice of soaker hose placed over flower pot.
  • Garden hose connected to a battery operated timer.
  • Another example of garden hose with soaker hose splice.
  • Hoses can be fixed in place using plastic tie downs.
  • Multiple garden hoses can be used for a long run.

Project Description add commentupload similar

Plants need water daily.  When you are away from home for extended periods of time, soaker hose pieces interspersed between garden hose connected to a timer can be programmed to deliver water where and when you choose.

Current Rating: Maketastic! Vote: 1 | Views: 1880 | Favorited: 0 | Comment: 1

Project Comments & Questions


aprice88 05/27/2009

Hi - great idea. Where did you find soaker hoses connected to real hoses?

Reply to comment | Close

Vote For This Project

More about the maker

Projects: 6
Member Since: 05/25/2009
Hire Me! Follow Me

More of my projects

  • Backyard garden
  • Kitchen Remodel
  • Damaged soaker hose repaired
  • Hot Tub Removal
  • Paint a bookcase

Similar projects

  • 1925 Harley-Davidson JD
  • When your husband frosts the cake - SURPISE!
  • cardboard tube DIY chandelier
  • How To Look For American & Chinese Drywall Problems - Brincku Home
  • New Homey Dining Room
  • Bulletin Board upgrade
  • Strawberry Shortcake Cake
  • My 1962 Buick Electra
  • Order by Design, Inc
  • recycled game board photo frame
  • G5 Floor Lamp
  • Saftey First!  Painting a step that made us fall.
  • Water outdoor plants when not at home
  • Keyholders
  • Backyard garden
  • Kitchen Remodel
  • From trash to treasure!
  • 32 Ford Sedan Street Rod
  • Turning a fire escape a garden
  • Apartment setup and design