You may have seen this delight featured around the Web, it’s a vertical gardening water feature; and it’s a masterpiece. It uses water buckets and a water can. It also incorporates the thrifty and environmental pleasure and power of a solar pump. The layered and tipsy arrangement is curious and charming, and it is easily manipulated to suit your fancy. The buckets provide angled arrangements of your choice of plants. A watering can stands tall atop the contraption and trickles water over the layers of foliage. It seems magical and but using tutorials, you can make it yourself. To create this small space gardening technique you’ll need to have:
- a conduit pipe
- a large tub, or other reservoir container
- galvanized buckets
- a watering can
- hose clamps
- waterproof sealant (silicone)
- solar pump kit
- flexible tubing
- barbed elbows
- potting soil
Sizes and quantities of these items will vary depending on how big you want your final product. To make this water feature yourself, you will need a fair amount of tools such as: a drill, hacksaw, several bits, hammer, metal chisel, needle nose pliers, and more.
Using these tools you will hammer, slide, cut and fill your way to a beautiful water feature that’s sure to turn heads and warm hearts.