Aqua Globes

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How Aqua Globes™ Work
As soil becomes dry, it releases oxygen into the Aqua Globe, which in turn releases the exact amount of water your plant needs.
https://www.buyaquaglobes.com/?cid=496736
 
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Either way, those things look ugly!
 
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:rofl: I actually thought they were pretty. :uhh: Really. I figured, eh, if they don't work, they'll be pretty in the pot with the dead plant. :biggrin:

(I've never had luck with similar attempts at homemade contraptions, such as inverted soda bottles...they usually just emptied as the water drained out of the bottom of the pot onto the floor.)
 
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I bought one several years ago because I LOVE colored glass. Its decoration only! They don't work for crap. Once I even tried absolutely soaking the pot then sticking that thing in, and it drained all the water in a short time.
 
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I'd only see this working if you stuck it in completely inverted, not at an angle, and in some fancy way so as to not break the surface tension of the water with the soil.

So yeah, if you know magic, it might work.
 
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I bought one several years ago because I LOVE colored glass. Its decoration only! They don't work for crap. Once I even tried absolutely soaking the pot then sticking that thing in, and it drained all the water in a short time.
Yep, that's what I expected. I've seen them in store displays just placed in vases, which is pretty. If the website would let you choose which styles to order instead of telling you that you had to take luck of the draw basically, I would have gotten some just for decorative objects. They'd probably sell better as decoration than waterers anyway...like gazing balls. I have Christmas tree ornaments with similar types of blown glass designs, so that's what I was actually thinking of doing with them, making them ornaments. But Greg would tell me they're ugly. :frown:
 
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I think they're pretty also, but I can't see them working like they say either.
 

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