Watering Globe and Plant Nanny Stake

Let these ingenious garden stakes take care of you plants while you're on vacation.

$19.50

Green and Bear It

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 stake take care of it for you!

The terracotta stake is specially designed to release just the right amount of water into the soil via an elegant, fluted glass reservoir globe. Create a reservoir with the inverted globe, attach it using the drip-free adapter, and the stakes will quench your plants' thirst on your behalf. As your plants absorb moisture from the soil, the stake will automatically release water directly into the soil, rather than on the surface, ensuring that root systems receive an adequate drink. Handmade in China.

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Made in China

Handmade
Made from
glass, terracotta
Measurements
Globe: 3.5" Dia; Stake: 7" H
Notes
Watering globe holds up to 12 ounces of liquid.

Filled globe will water plant for between 5-10 days depending on the plant and environmental conditions
Item ID
23542

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Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsWatering Globe and Plant Nanny Stake
 
4.6

(based on 36 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (33)
  • Easy to secure (28)
  • Weather proof (15)
  • Visible at A distance (14)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Porch (17)
  • Back yard (7)
  • Garden (6)
  • Front yard (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (22), Budget shopper (6), High-end shopper (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (23), Yes (10)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

I would buy this product again and again

I use this product in my planters. No need to worry about plants drying out if you leave town for about 5 days. In potted plants requiring more water, I use more than...Read complete review

I use this product in my planters. No need to worry about plants drying out if you leave town for about 5 days. In potted plants requiring more water, I use more than one globe - three for my hydrangea. The globes are wonderful for more delicate plants such as hanging baskets of begonias. Once the spike is in an accessible spot, the flowers are not disturbed and remain lush.

I have added to my stock of watering globes over several years as I expand my container garden on my porch. I have broken two - they are glass and terra cotta, but I prefer the design and looks over other methods such as plastic bottles or a watering can, as I don't have a hose attachment for one porch.

They clean easily and are easy to store. I stick mine in a pot of sand in my garage during the winter, give them a mild wash in the early spring, and then sit back and enjoy my porch garden.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Doesn't work as intended

The product claims it'll water your plants while you're out of town, but it better be a short trip. The water has been empty after one day in each of the watering globes we...Read complete review

The product claims it'll water your plants while you're out of town, but it better be a short trip. The water has been empty after one day in each of the watering globes we bought.

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5.0

Divine (and Nanny) Intervention

By 

from New York, NY

About Me Budget Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about UncommonGoods Watering Globe and Plant Nanny Stake:

      Usually when I go out of town for any length of time my downstairs neighbor waters my plants. But this was the week after Christmas, and John was going to be on the West Coast visiting family. So I was left to my own resources--and to googling "plant watering systems". All I knew was that I didn't want anything with a motor, so Uncommon Ground's Plant Nannies seemed ideal: organic and unobtrusive (even kind of pretty!). I'm by no means a rocket scientist, and though I read how the system works several times, I finally decided I was just going to have to trust it. Besides, I was about to spend a week at a monastery, so I devoted a share of my prayer and meditation to the well-being of my bedroom garden. God and the Plant Nannies both came through: the guys were in great shape when I got home. I still have no idea how the things work, but they do. My plants are happy and healthy--and I've even engaged my trust issues. Thanks, Uncommon Ground!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Watering Globe

      By 

      from Illinois

      About Me Budget Shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Plant watering while away

        Comments about UncommonGoods Watering Globe and Plant Nanny Stake:

        I gave 3 of these globes to a dear friend who likes to take trips and needs her indoor plants watered.

         
        5.0

        Looks great and limits watering!

        By 

        from North Sydney, Sydney, Australia

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Back Yard
          • Front Yard
          • Garden
          • Porch

          Comments about UncommonGoods Watering Globe and Plant Nanny Stake:

          Looks great, came quickly via currier

           
          4.0

          Beautiful Piece

          By 

          from oregon

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about UncommonGoods Watering Globe and Plant Nanny Stake:

              This was a gift so I am unable to comment on how it performs but it appeared to be of excellent quality and the globe itself was beautiful. The recipient seemed very pleased although she has not had the opportunity to use it yet.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
               
              5.0

              Watering Globe Review

              By 

              from Chicago, IL

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy To Secure
              • Weather Resistant

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Back Yard

                Comments about UncommonGoods Watering Globe and Plant Nanny Stake:

                For watering plants in spring and summer.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Watering Globe & Plant Nanny Stake

                By 

                from Waukesha, WI

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Am Giving As A Gift
                • Attractive Design
                • Don't Worry About Waterin
                • Easy To Secure
                • Like Colored Globes
                • Received As A Gift
                • Visible At A Distance

                Cons

                • Check Every 1-2 Days

                Best Uses

                • Large Indoor Plants
                • Rotate Around Plant Base

                Comments about UncommonGoods Watering Globe and Plant Nanny Stake:

                Love the design & color of the globes.
                Would need 3-4 globes for a large indoor plant if leaving plant for a couple of weeks.
                One globe seems to empty quickly within 1-2 days.
                The plants seem to thrive better with the extra water source.
                A unique gift for someone who has everything!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Perfect choice for hanging pots! Excellent quality.

                By 

                from Corte Madera, CA

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Porch

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Watering Globe and Plant Nanny Stake:

                  So much better than plastic!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  4.0

                  Indoors or Outdoors?

                  By 

                  from Alexandria, Virginia

                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Low maintenance
                  • Weather Resistant

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Planter
                    • Porch

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Watering Globe and Plant Nanny Stake:

                    I enjoy beautiful, colorful flowering plants but just cannot judge how much/little to water them. This item offered an aid to keep my deck planter viable. I've concluded that I should have gotten the larger size globe since the outdoor planter is more than two feet in diameter and soaks up the lesser water volume roughly every other day. But don't misunderstand - even replenishing at that rate still affords some confidence that the plants will survive!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Perfect for those who do NOT have a green thumb!

                    By 

                    from Fairfield, NJ

                    About Me High-end Shopper

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Easy To Secure

                    Cons

                    • No cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Watering Globe and Plant Nanny Stake:

                    Perfect for indoors what with heat and air conditioning changing the temperature and humidity.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    Efficient and Beautiful: Watering Globe & Plant Nanny Stake

                    By 

                    from San Ramon, CA

                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about UncommonGoods Watering Globe and Plant Nanny Stake:

                        I have been using the globe and stake in a house plant. It works so well and is so aesthetically pleasing I have ordered a second one.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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