DIY Self-Watering Seedling Container

Create your own self-watering seedling planter from an empty milk container to bring a little self-sufficiency to your garden on a low budget.

By Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon

February 2018


DIY Garden Projects (Hardie Grant, 2016) by Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon includes 38 hands-on DIY projects to transform your backyard into the picturesque garden of your dreams; they even have a few projects designed to get the kids involved! In the following excerpt, the pair show you an easy garden hack to make Self-Watering Seedling Milk Containers.

I never really came to grips with the scale of the dairy industry until I had kids. Within a couple of years my partner gave birth to two beautiful little girls and before we knew it, both of them turned into milk monsters.