Self-Watering Pot Reservoirs
Self-Watering Pot Reservoirs *1 Quart *1 Gallon Self-Watering Pot Reservoirs

Self-Watering Pot Reservoirs

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Exclusive | Adjustable Pot Reservoirs Create Self-Watering Planters

  • Transforms any container into a convenient, self-watering planter
  • Reduces watering chores and provides a consistent water supply that helps plants thrive
  • Built-in fill tube and handy water level indicator
  • Choice of two sizes

These Self-Watering Pot Reservoirs convert your favorite pots into self-watering planters, keeping your plants from drying out and reducing the time you spend watering. Just place this self-contained adjustable reservoir in the bottom of your pot, insert the refill tube and cover with soil. The One-Gallon Conversion Kit holds four quarts and fits pots between 16" and 20" in diameter at the rim. The smaller One-Quart Conversion Kit holds one quart and fits pots up to 10-14" top diameter. Simply fill the reservoir with water through the convenient Fill Tube. The soil will be moistened through evaporative action from the reservoir below. May be used with a liquid or a water-soluble fertilizer. A vacation watering solution!

  • Made of durable polypropylene
  • One-Quart Conversion Kit is 9-1/2" in diameter
  • One-Gallon Conversion Kit is 14-1/2" in diameter
  • Can be used with pots that have a drainage hole in the bottom
  • Includes a water level indicator
  • Gardener's Supply Exclusive

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Self-Watering Conversion Kits
 
4.0

(based on 643 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Holding capacity (365)
  • Drains well (187)
  • Weather proof (173)
  • Lightweight (145)
  • Durable (121)

Cons

  • Flimsy (58)
  • Difficult setup (20)
  • Difficult to use (6)
  • Doesn't work (3)
  • No instructions (3)

Best Uses

  • Outdoor plants (465)
  • Household plants (185)
  • Patio (36)
  • Plant transferal (32)
  • Growing seeds (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (434), Getting started (102), Master gardener (43), Practical (40), Budget shopper (16)

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3.0

Measurements a bit off

By Begonia

from Miami, Florida

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Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Self-Watering Conversion Kits:

        I ordered these to use in one 12 inch pot and 2 14 inch pots. The reservoir and screen fit well in the 12 inch, but not so well in the 14 inch. I notices these kits are cheaply made. We'll see.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Great idea, but still needs work

        By Rianne

        from Ga

        About Me Getting Started

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Innovative

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Flowers

          Comments about Self-Watering Conversion Kits:

          Ordered the quart and gallon sizes, but after trying the quart sized on several pots, realized the watering tube was always going to get in the way of my "centered" plant. Would prefer the tube redesigned nearer to the edge. Would probably work great with a planting of lots of flowers, but not one plant. Returned both as I don't think I will use them.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Outstanding Product for the DIYer

          By Kel-g

          from Mission Hills, CA

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Drains Well
          • Holding Capacity
          • Lightweight
          • Sturdy
          • Weather Resistant

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Outdoor Plants
            • Plant Transferal

            Comments about Self-Watering Conversion Kits:

            Excellent product for 24-in and 20-in outdoor containers. I have purchased a quantity of twelve and three more is on its way.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Add capillary cloth for best results

            By Dan the tomato maven

            from Scarsdale, NY

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Drains Well
            • Holding Capacity
            • Lightweight
            • Sturdy
            • Weather Resistant

            Cons

            • Inadequate Design

            Best Uses

              Comments about Self-Watering Conversion Kits:

              The instructions make clear you need special hydrating soil and need to WAIT until capillary action is established before planting your plant!
              I just cut a strip out of the top plastic grid, and inserted about a 2" x 18-24" strip of capillary cloth (http://www.gardeners.com/buy/capillary-matting/40-385.html?start=1&q=wicking). THe soil starting hydrating immediately and my tomato plants took off. This combination works as well as Olla pots which I also highly recommend, but is cheaper and since plastic, more durable.

               
              5.0

              I would buy this product again and again

              By Kelly

              from Mission Hills, CA

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Drains Well
              • Holding Capacity
              • Lightweight
              • Sturdy
              • Weather Resistant

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Outdoor Plants

                Comments about Self-Watering Conversion Kits:

                This is a product I am using in my herb and rose garden. I plan to purchase additional Self-Watering Conversion Kits in the next two weeks.

                 
                5.0

                Great product!

                By CathyP

                from Mount Vernon, WA

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Drains Well
                • Holding Capacity
                • Lightweight
                • Sturdy
                • Weather Resistant

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Outdoor Plants

                  Comments about Self-Watering Conversion Kits:

                  This is our second order for more kits. The difference between our containers with the self-watering kit and those that don't have one is huge, so now we are putting the kits in all the containers. Great producdt!

                   
                  4.0

                  Self watering conversion kits

                  By Karin

                  from San Diego

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Drains Well
                  • Holding Capacity
                  • Lightweight
                  • Sturdy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Household Plants

                    Comments about Self-Watering Conversion Kits:

                    I have hardwood floors and these are perfect for my indoor plants

                     
                    5.0

                    1 Gallon self waterer keeps plants moist

                    By Beading deb

                    from Houston, TX

                    About Me Avid Gardener

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Holding Capacity
                    • Lightweight
                    • Sturdy
                    • Weather Resistant

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Outdoor Plants

                      Comments about Self-Watering Conversion Kits:

                      These self waterers are perfect for TX heat and take the worry out of having to water every day.

                       
                      4.0

                      Helpful in TX heat

                      By Beading deb

                      from Houston, TX

                      About Me Avid Gardener

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Lightweight
                      • Sturdy
                      • Weather Resistant

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Outdoor Plants

                        Comments about Self-Watering Conversion Kits:

                        The self waterers are easy to assemble and really help in this TX heat. I am seeing a difference in the looks of the plants with and without self waterers! I am trying to change over to all self waterers, given our climate. Used for several months. I would recommend giving them a try. Just wish there was another size between small and large, as there are some "in-between" pots I can't use either in.

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        1.0

                        Horrible!

                        By muspirit

                        from Versailles, KY

                        About Me Avid Gardener

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Nothing So Far

                        Cons

                        • Flimsy
                        • Rubber Tube Too Long
                        • Top Does Not Shut

                        Best Uses

                        • Nothing

                        Comments about Self-Watering Conversion Kits:

                        I was so disappointed in this. I emptied my front flower pots clean, followed the video exactly and the top of the tube would not shut! So it was hard not to get dirt down it and I could not get the rubber hose to bend in. IN fact, it was way too long and I had to shorten it.

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                        • Our Self-Watering Conversion Kits convert your favorite pots into self-watering planters, keeping your plants from drying out and reducing the time you spend watering. Just place this self-contained adjustable reservoir in the bottom of your pot, insert the refill tube and cover with soil.

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                        • Learn how to choose the right soil and fertilizer for whatever you want to grow. Our exclusive garden-tested soils and fertilizers are formulated to provide optimum growing conditions for your plants.

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