Self-watering planters make life easy for busy gardeners. Southern Patio’s easy-to-use insert converts most planters to self-watering. It fits a range of planter sizes, 10-inches to 18-inches in diameter, and shapes to help prevent over watering.

The self-watering insert is simple to use. Just add a layer of soil in the bottom of your planter and place the insert on top. Then, pot the plant as normal. Water your plant from the top for the first week, then refill the insert’s reservoir with the tube from then on. The reservoir provides roots just the right amount of water, and the rope wicks water to surrounding roots.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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