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Plastic bottles planter

Stuff you’ll need:

  • Plastic bottle
  • Scissors
  • Marker pen
  • Drawing pin
  • String
  • A plant of your choice (such as a strawberry plant)
  • Soil / compost
  • Trowel

Info

Plastic bottles can make fantastic hanging planters for your patio, kitchen window or garden. By recycling your plastic bottles, you can begin to grow a wider variety of plants or flowers that will add a touch of colour to your home, school or community centre. We particularly enjoy growing strawberries – they’re wonderfully colourful and so delicious to eat!

This activity is the perfect way to increase the nature in your home as it is easy, affordable and doesn’t require a lot of space. Find out more by clicking the Download button below.

Don’t worry if you don’t have any seeds or plants, you can try growing using food scraps – shown how in this video by Tasty.

For more tips on helping wildlife on your patch, check out our other resources and the WWF website.

 

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