Uma horta em casa é uma maneira de ter temperos frescos e alimentos de boa qualidade, além de deixar o espaço muito mais verde e o ambiente aconchegante, uma maneira interessante e sustentável é fazer uma horta com garrafa pet,que é um material fácil de ser encontrado e pode ocupar pouco espaço. Revista Artesanato
The method is using a Large soda bottle with 6 smaller ones cut and drilled into the sides and sponge used as a wick to soak up the water. Urban Green Survival
Hand Drill, 01 inch drill bit, Scissors, Clear gutter Silicon
01 Large Soda bottle, 06 smaller Soda bottles, 02 kitchen sponge, growing medium
Fill the large soda bottle with water and freeze over night, this makes it easier to drill holes.
Then drill 06 x 1″ holes around angled edge of bottle. Then thaw ice from bottle under warm tap.
Cut the small bottles in half about 2/3 rds along bottle, then cut a slot with curved end between the label area.
Add silicon to neck of bottle and thread into hole of big bottle, repeat for all bottles.
Cut sponge to about 1 inch wide and thread threw small bottle neck into big bottle to form a wick.
Fill with growing medium and fill with water / mix, place cap on main bottle.
Wait 24 hours for soil to absorb moisture then seed choice of plant to grow.
In example was used Coriander/Cilantro and spinach.
Top up main bottle level about every 2 weeks.