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Self-Watering Patio Planter

Self-Watering Patio Planter

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Item# 40-261VS
4.5 138
$44.95
2 or more $43.00 each

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Grow Fresh Herbs and Veggies In Any Sunny Spot

  • Grow tomatoes, herbs, greens or flowers in any sunny spot
  • New rolled rim for easy handling
  • 4-gallon water reservoir and patented wicking system
  • For easy mobility, add a set of optional casters, or elevate onto the Trolley, sold separately
  • We recommend two 20-quart bags of our premium Organic Self-Watering Potting Mix; each of these planters holds 40 quarts

With just a few square feet in a sunny spot and a few minutes a week, you can be growing your own fresh and flavorful salads, sweet or hot peppers, edible flowers, herbs or an abundance of colorful flowers. Our most versatile, self-watering planter features a big four-gallon water reservoir and a patented wicking system, a combination that outperforms garden-grown plants 2 to 1.

Product Details

  • Made of UV-stabilized polypropylene
  • 26" L x 19-3/4" W x 10-1/2" H
  • Soil capacity is 40 quarts
  • Water reservoir holds 4 gallons
  • Easy assembly; instructions included
  • There are drainage holes to open for outdoor use (see instructions)
  • Gardener's Supply Exclusive

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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:Self-Watering Patio Planter, Terra Cotta
 
4.7

(based on 138 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (104)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Holding capacity (118)
  • Attractive (102)
  • Durable (102)
  • Weather proof (97)
  • Drains well (81)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (4)
  • Flimsy (3)

Best Uses

  • Outdoor plants (113)
  • Growing seeds (31)
  • Plant transferal (17)
  • Household plants (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (91), Getting started (33), Master gardener (5)

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5.0

Great!

By Bubbs

from CT

Verified Buyer

Comments about : Self-Watering Patio Planter, Terra Cotta:

Easy to assemble and works great. Especially with casters to Roll around.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Great. The system really works well

By Container gardener

from Sacramento California

Verified Buyer

Comments about : Self-Watering Patio Planter, Terra Cotta:

Small poor plants became healthy within days then flourishing

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

I would definitely buy this again if needed.

By Marty

from PA

About Me Getting Started

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoor Plants

    Comments about : Self-Watering Patio Planter, Terra Cotta:

    Good product priced right.

     
    5.0

    I now have 6 of these planters. Love them!

    By Vicki

    from Elk River, MN

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Outdoor Plants
      • Tomatoes, peppers, green beans

      Comments about : Self-Watering Patio Planter, Terra Cotta:

      I plant tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, peppers, green beans and herbs in them.

       
      5.0

      Best Planter for Patio Garden!

      By Patio Gardener

      from Shaker Heights, Ohio

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Drains Well
      • Holding Capacity
      • Sturdy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoor Plants

        Comments about : Self-Watering Patio Planter, Terra Cotta:

        I started with several of these planters for tomatoes with the tomato cages then I bought extra for other vegetables. These are wonderful planters. They take the guess work out of how often to water. You just keep the bottom water chamber filled and the plants consume when and how much they need. The clear plastic cover for the water chamber has been replaced once over the years of use. I keep these on my balcony over the winter but I should cover the clear plastic cover from the sun to avoid deterioration. Not a big problem since it is an easy fix.

         
        4.0

        Nice planter

        By Grannyjo

        from Cary, NC

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Heavy / Bulky

        Best Uses

        • Growing Seeds
        • Outdoor Plants

        Comments about : Self-Watering Patio Planter, Terra Cotta:

        I like the size it is not too large and it's not too small. It will hold several vegetables. I like the fact I can have on the deck so the forest animals can't get to it and eat my food I'm growing. I think it should come with wheels as it is pretty heavy once filled with soil and plants. You aren't going to move it once filled. I would like to be able to move to be able to keep in the sunlight as the sunlight moves around the deck. Easy to assemble and easy to replace the water. It does drink the water so check it every couple of days. I gave it 4 stars because it didn't come with wheels.

         
        5.0

        Love self-watering planters

        By NLL

        from WV

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Growing Seeds
          • Outdoor Plants

          Comments about : Self-Watering Patio Planter, Terra Cotta:

          Love the self-watering planters. We have 12 of them. We bought this one for our 10-year old granddaughter who wants to start gardening. She's growing favorite herbs in it. The self-watering feature means she won't lose her plants due to a lack of watering when she's on vacation for two weeks.

           
          4.0

          Satisfied

          By Nick

          from Palatine, IL

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Holding Capacity
          • Sturdy

          Cons

          • Deteriorates/Rots
          • Retains too much water at times

          Best Uses

          • Outdoor Plants

          Comments about : Self-Watering Patio Planter, Terra Cotta:

          With limited space - these did the trick

           
          5.0

          Love this planter!!

          By Pat

          from Toms River, NJ

          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 Patio Planter, Terra Cotta:

            I bought two of this type planter. In one I put herbs and flowers in the other. They are thriving and growing beautifully.
            Love that I water once a week.

             
            5.0

            Great self watering planter

            By Ken from Apex

            from Apex, NC

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Holding Capacity
            • Weather Resistant

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about : Self-Watering Patio Planter, Terra Cotta:

                Like how easy this was to set up and looks nice.

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