> dennis@home wrote:
>> "Andrew Gabriel" <and...@cucumber.demon.co.uk
> wrote in message
>>> I've got some seedlings almost ready to plant out, but it's going to
>>> be too dry. I have several empty 2l pepsi-max bottles, and I thought
>>> about filling them, with a pin-prick in the bottom, and allowing them
>>> to slowly drain. However, even with the thinnest pin and tiniest prick,
>>> the water drains out too fast - would like it to last a few days.
>>> Any ideas for using these bottles and getting a slower flow rate?
>> Well its easy.
>> You need a bit of string/rag and no hole.
>> Put the string in the top and let it dangle down the side.
>> Capillary action will do the rest.
> and evaporation will ensure none of it reaches the plant pot.
I didn't class you as *the* usual clown, just one of them.