Self-Watering Flowerpot Keeps Your House Plants Alive

glass self-watering flowerpot

Remembering to water your houseplants can be tricky. If you want to keep them alive you’ve got to either stick to a watering schedule or figure out a way to get the plants to water themselves.

self-watering flowerpot

Designers JiaChen Du, YangHan Wang, WenZai Ye and DanDan Liao of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts designed a self-watering flowerpot that requires far less attention than most others.

double walled flowerpot

The Water Recycling Flowerpot is a double-wall glass structure that allows water to evaporate, collect on the glass and then drop back into the soil. It’s a natural type of irrigation that prevents both over-watering and under-watering.

double walled self watering flowerpot

An added benefit of the flowerpot’s glass walls is that you can see the roots of your plant growing and snaking through the soil.

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