Sub Irrigated Planter

There’s two things I like about sub irrigated planters. One, you never have to water them. And two, you never have to water them.

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They work by wicking water up, from a big reservoir underneath. And you can build one from 2 buckets and a yogurt container. Here’s how

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Cloth Diaper Pail

Recently my wife and I began the 18-year plan to replace ourselves by adding one additional human life into the world. As many of you are aware an infant requires a surprising bulk of infrastructure to maintain its comfort and happiness. Fortunately for the tight-fisted new parent, a few 5 gallon buckets can cut a lot of the nursery clutter.

5 Gallons is the Perfect Proportion for a Diaper Pail

At first we thought a 5 gallon bucket would be way too big for cloth diapers, worrying that by the time we had enough to fill the pail we would have waited too long and would have a real odor problem. Wrong on all accounts. Evidently 5 gallons is about the volume of diapers a new baby will soil in a single day. Remember you’ll also want extra space for dirty diaper covers and reusable wipes.

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