Recycle Plastic Bottles for Small Garden

Recycle Plastic Bottles into Beautiful Multi-storey Flower Pots for Small Garden

Recycle plastic bottles into multi-storey plant pots, gorgeous and colorful. The bottom of the plastic bottle I used to grow vegetables. The top of the plastic bottle I make is a multi-storey plant pot. You need to prepare 2 more pipes of water and paint.

 

Nowadays, we throw away a lot of plastic bottles. We can recycle those same plastic bottles and use them in our gardens. From plastic bottles we can make interesting planters for flowers. With this recycling of plastic bottles we protect nature, we prevent pollution. And we make our gardens interesting and environmentally friendly. We know that the decay of plastics is long and the same is a big polluter of nature. So let’s change our approach and start recycling plastic bottles for our own good.

 

 

Make a plant container.

Cut the bottle in half. Use both halves to make two planters. Cut small drainage holes into the bottom. Fill with soil and plant flowers or herbs inside.

 

There is a lot of information about growing food in plastic bottles. Using these plastic bottles to grow food for your family is not bad, provided you have knowledge of plastic, you are using. Some kind of plastic is no doubt harmful and transfer toxin to the soil if it exposed to heat and sunlight for a specific time.

Here are plants (vegetables, herbs, fruits) you can grow in plastic bottles.
  • 1: Basil.
  • 2: Parsley.
  • 3: Strawberries.
  • 4: Oregano.
  • 5: Rosemary.
  • 6: Pepper:
  • 7: Spinach:
  • 8: Sage.
  • 1: Basil.Plastic bottles are best to start your herb garden now. You can grow basil outdoor or indoor. Do not use common soil in plastic bottles. Use the best kind of potting soil. Start with seeds or you can even start growing basil from store-bought basil. Just pick some green basil cuttings, put those cuttings in a bottle filled with water. In a few days, roots will appear. Now its time to transfer those cuttings to a bottle filled with potting soil. Water them and put the bottle at the sunniest place of your home.

    2: Parsley.

    Parley is one of the most used herbs in our dishes. It has a very refreshing taste. Parsley is the best for small containers like plastic bottles. It is best to start growing it with seeds. No need for full sunlight for better growth, they grow well in partial sunlight. It makes parsley best to grow in the winter season. They need a little bit more moisture for best growth. Remember, do not overwater parsley plant.

    3: Strawberries. 

    Strawberry plants are one of the best fruit to grow in containers. If you don’t have a sunny spot in your home, don’t worry. Because you can grow strawberries under artificial light as well. It means you can grow them in winter, summer or anytime of the year. Remember to use a good kind of potting soil in your plastic bottles. When plants start to produce fruits, harvest them immediately after they ripen. Because they will need room to make new fruit. So, more harvest means more fruit.

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4: Oregano.

One of the easiest and fastest-growing herbs in oregano. They are best to grow in plastic bottles. Because oregano can overgrow in a raised bed garden etc. You can start growing oregano from seeds as well as from store-bought cuttings. The method is the same as basil.

Pick some green cuttings of oregano, put hem in a bottle full of water. After a few days, roots will appear, now transfer them in a bottle with potting soil.

5: Rosemary.

You can easily grow rosemary in bottles. The best is to regrow them from store-bought rosemary. The method is the same as oregano and basil.  Remember that rosemary will need a bit acidic environment for better growth. Also, put some sand at the bottom of the bottle. A bit acidic and dry soil is necessary. Do not let the soil dry all the time. Water the plants, when you feel the soil is too dry.

6: Pepper: 

For growing pepper, you will need a bigger bottle. Grow small pepper in bottles. Because large pepper will require a very big bottle or container of 8-10 gallons. Small pepper only needs a 2-gallon pot or bottle. 2-gallon. Pepper is a sun-loving plant. 8 hours of sunlight per day is best for these plants. You can start with seeds, but start with the seedling. That will save you a lot of time.

7: Spinach:

Choose a bottle with 8+ inches of hight. Put some good kind of potting soil in it. Sow a few seeds of spinach, water the seeds and pick a shady place for them. Spinach is very easy to grow. If you wanted to grow them inside, they will grow inside. Months of winter are best for spinach. They are not very sun-loving plants. Direct sunlight can be harmful to these plants. That’s way, nice shady place or indoor is best for them.

 

 

 

8: Sage.

Sage can grow in bottles very well. They can grow indoor as well as outdoor. This herb is sun-loving. So if you decide to grow them inside, pick a window with abundant sunlight. If you don’t have that kind of window in your home, artificial sunlight will just do fine. Sage can be used in the preparation of sausage, meat, etc. They called flavor powerhouse in bean dishes, sauces, chicken risotto, and pasta.

9: Thyme. 

Thyme, basil, oregano, sage, and parsley. You can actually start your herb garden with these easiest growing herbs. A herbs garden in plastic bottles is the best thing. No need to buy some kind of fancy pots to start with. Thyme can also be grown with store-bought cuttings. Pick some good green thyme cuttings. You can grow them, inside or outdoor. Sunlight is good for them, but you can use artificial light too. Do not overwater them, they don’t like this.

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