How to Build a Water-wise Planter and Watering System

Irrigation System Ingredients:


  • 5 gallon plastic bucket with lid
  • 2’ ft long PVC pipe, 1.5” inside diameter
  • 1 hand towel or a strip from a towel that is about 6” wide x 24”


  • Hole saw bit, 1 ⅞”, used to make holes in bucket lid (see image below)
  • Jig saw or saber saw, used to cut PVC pipe to 2’ pieces