How to Keep Your Garden Watered While You’re Away

Many people like to garden at home as a hobby. You can keep up your hobby by gardening at home while on vacation, even when you’re away from home.

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Many people like gardening, but they don’t always have time to do it. You can do many things to keep your garden healthy while away.

Some people might think that taking the time and making an effort to do this is not worth it, but there are many good reasons. It can help people who are far away from home feel more connected. It can also help them calm down and get the peace of mind they need.

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People like growing their fruits and vegetables at home. Many people enjoy gardening as a hobby, and it’s not unusual to see people growing their food at home.

If you like to garden, you may be worried about what to do with all your plants while you are away. If so, then you should read this article.

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Tips and Tricks

Here are some ways to ensure your plants stay healthy while you’re away.

  • You can ask a friend or family member to water your plants and take care of them while you are away.
  • You can pay someone to come over and care for them for a day or two.
  • You can buy a system that will water the plants while you are away.

Do You Know How?

I had a 5-day vacation planned not too long ago. I didn’t know how to take care of my plants. So, I thought of a simple, cheap way to water my plants when they needed it.

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I’ve tried hanging water in a polythene cover above the plant pot and making a small hole in the cover with a pin so that the water drips into the plant pot. But if you choose this option, water will leak from the polythene cover into the pot drop by drop, whether or not your plant needs water. On the other hand, I had to tie too many polythene covers to all my plants. This is yet another bad thing.

Taking these problems into account, I came up with a new way to water plants. A few hours before leaving for vacation, I put water in a tin and tied ropes to it. I then put one end of the ropes in each plant pot (deep inside the pot).

If I leave it that way, I won’t be able to move the rope inside the water. So, to make it work, I put a small stone in the water and tied it to the rope to stay in the water.

When plants need water, they automatically pull water through the rope. It doesn’t give the plants too much water.

Only note: water tin should be above plants.

Guess what? It worked perfectly!

I’m back home after five days, and not a single plant is dry. All of the plants are healthy and green.

Here is a picture of how I have things set up. I know this doesn’t look good, but if I showed you this picture, you’d be able to see how I’ve set it up.

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