Recycle a Bottle Plant Nanny Stake- Set of 4

Let these terracotta watering stakes will take care of your plants while you're away.

$14.95 - 16.95

Water Great Idea!

Wondering who will water your plants while you're on vacation? Have trouble remembering to tend them when you're home? Just let these ingenious garden stakes take care of them for you!

Each ceramic stake is specially designed to release just the right amount of water into the soil via recycled wine or plastic bottles, making your gardening endeavors a little bit greener. Create a reservoir with the inverted bottle of your choice, attach it using the drip-free adapter, and the terracotta stakes will quench your plants' thirst on your behalf. As your plants absorb moisture from the soil, the stakes will automatically release water directly into the soil, rather than on the surface, ensuring that root systems receive an adequate drink. Made in China.

Made from
terracotta
Measurements
Plastic Bottle Stake: 6.25" L x 1.14" inside diameter; Wine Bottle Stake: 7.25" L x 1.3" inside diamete
Notes
Plastic bottle and wine bottle plant nanny sold individually
Recycled bottle not included.

Filled wine bottle will water plant for approximately 7-10 days depending on the plant and environmental conditions.
Typical 12oz plastic bottles, when filled, will water plant for 5-10 days depending on the plant and environmental conditions. Larger plastic soda bottles (2 Liter), when filled, will water plants for between 14-21 days depending on the plant and environmental conditions.
Item ID
23547

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UncommonGoodsRecycle a Bottle Plant Nanny Stake- Set of 4
 
4.5

(based on 293 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (192)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (71)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (206)
  • Solid construction (99)
  • Weather proof (99)
  • Lightweight (72)
  • Comfortable grip (30)

Cons

  • Difficult to use (5)
  • Deteriorates (4)
  • Not durable (4)
  • Breaks easily (3)

Best Uses

  • Gardening (188)
  • Outdoor amusement (20)
  • Garden (14)
  • Porch (14)
  • Back yard (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (138), Getting started (88), Budget shopper (11), Midrange shopper (11), Master gardener (8)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (200), Yes (62)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Need to Buy More!

My patio pots dry out quickly and need to be watered daily. With the Plant Nanny, I haven't had to water my pots for 3 days and there is still water in the...Read complete review

My patio pots dry out quickly and need to be watered daily. With the Plant Nanny, I haven't had to water my pots for 3 days and there is still water in the bottle. It looks like I can go at least one more day. I need a few more nannys and am going to give a set to a friend for her pots. The only draw back, I haven't emptied enough wine bottles yet, so I need to get busy.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Does seem to like my water bottles

I needed a small "olla" for a few pots that couldn't handle a buried terracotta pot. These would fit the bill BUT the smaller, more environmentally friendly water bottles don't...Read complete review

I needed a small "olla" for a few pots that couldn't handle a buried terracotta pot. These would fit the bill BUT the smaller, more environmentally friendly water bottles don't seem to have enough tread to really get gripped by the insert - I ended up taking the insert out and just shoving the bottle in until it wedged. Should have gotten the wine bottle version.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

its the plant life saver!

By 

from Edgewater, MD

About Me Budget Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Back Yard
      • Garden

      Comments about UncommonGoods Recycle a Bottle Plant Nanny Stake- Set of 4:

      The plant nanny ensures that my plants do not get cooked in the sun. Its a passive way of caring for outdoor summer flowers which is a great thing for someone who is a city dweller with a less than green thumb.

       
      5.0

      I will definitely buy this product again

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      from New Jersey

      About Me Midrange Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Secure
      • Weather Resistant

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Front Yard
        • Garden
        • Porch

        Comments about UncommonGoods Recycle a Bottle Plant Nanny Stake- Set of 4:

        I love this product and will purchase again Actually I went onto your website to order and you have them back ordered until 8/17/17 so I'll purchase after that

         
        5.0

        Extending watering times

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        from Pocatello, Idaho

        About Me Budget Shopper

        Pros

        • Attractive Design

        Cons

        • Deteriorates/Rots

        Best Uses

        • Garden

        Comments about UncommonGoods Recycle a Bottle Plant Nanny Stake- Set of 4:

        I use this product for my tomatoe plants. In the heat they require daily watering.

        Service and delivery comments:

        The status of the deliery/arrival was amazing, and the packaging was incredible. Keep the bubble wrap away from children! LOL.

         
        4.0

        Second time purchasing these

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        from MA

        About Me Budget Shopper

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        Pros

        • Easy To Secure

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Back Yard
          • Front Yard
          • Garden
          • Porch

          Comments about UncommonGoods Recycle a Bottle Plant Nanny Stake- Set of 4:

          I bought these a few years ago for myself. I just got another set for my parents. They were going away and asked me to come water outside potted plants at least every other day, maybe daily if it was hot. To save myself some trip over, I used these. They work great. With a 1 liter bottle, I could leave a hanging plant in direct sun (no mulch) for 2 1/2 - 3 days. With a 16 oz bottle, a pot on table, with mulch in it, for the same amount of time.

           
          5.0

          Awesome

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          from Bk ny

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          Pros

          • Weather Resistant

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Garden
            • Porch

            Comments about UncommonGoods Recycle a Bottle Plant Nanny Stake- Set of 4:

            Great find

             
            5.0

            Nice Product, very useful

            By 

            from Chicago, IL

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design

            Cons

            • Bends/Blows Away

            Best Uses

            • Garden
            • Porch

            Comments about UncommonGoods Recycle a Bottle Plant Nanny Stake- Set of 4:

            I use this product to help keep up with the constant watering of container plants on our balcony. They're very easy to set up, the design is nice. They seem much better quality than similar items I saw elsewhere online. I'll probably put them away when we have guests over or have a nice dinner outside, since no one wants to look for too long at a bunch of plastic bottles sticking out of our planters.The only thing I'm concerned about is that with the water bottle version, once the bottle is less than half full, they may blow away in high winds since our patio is on a 3rd-floor balcony.

             
            5.0

            Awesome way to keep my plants watered!

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            from Denton, TX

            About Me Budget Shopper

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            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Easy To Secure
            • Visible At A Distance
            • Weather Resistant

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Container gardening

              Comments about UncommonGoods Recycle a Bottle Plant Nanny Stake- Set of 4:

              These were easy to put into place and keeps my thirsty cherry tomato plants quenched! If I expand my gardening, I'm definitely getting more.

               
              5.0

              Multiple issues solves with this product

              By 

              from Brandon, Mississippi

              About Me Budget Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy To Secure
              • Weather Resistant

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Back Yard
                • Front Yard
                • Garden
                • Porch

                Comments about UncommonGoods Recycle a Bottle Plant Nanny Stake- Set of 4:

                So far so good this spring! I hope they work as well in the middle of the summer.

                 
                5.0

                Winner! Winner!

                By 

                from Midwest

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Easy to install in outdoor pots
                • Easy To Secure
                • Weather Resistant

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Back Yard
                  • Front Yard
                  • Garden
                  • Porch

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Recycle a Bottle Plant Nanny Stake- Set of 4:

                  The stakes are easy to install. I love that I can take "water the patio pots" off of my daily to-do list. I also love the fact that the bottles are easily removed when you have company over ( as I prefer when entertaining). Love this product!

                   
                  5.0

                  Wow, orderng 8 more!

                  By 

                  from Orlando, FL

                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Visible At A Distance
                  • Weather Resistant

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Porch

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Recycle a Bottle Plant Nanny Stake- Set of 4:

                    I live in Central Florida. Potted plants around the pool, can get forgotten and neglected quickly. These are helping my plants survive FL sun! Ordering 8 more! I did find that not all water bottles fit the adapter. I had to play around with different brands, found Aquafina works great!

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