{Plow & Hearth} Self-Watering Planter {Review/Giveaway}

By Monday, August 8, 2011 19 No tags Permalink 0


It’s been a few weeks of working on the yard and planning the final look from plants to the paths to planters and miscellaneous decor. As all these work started I got the opportunity to review a great Plow & Hearth self-watering planter which is great!

I don’t have much of a green thumb, it is more on the grayish scale but not really black. I can keep plants alive but sometimes they get close to parting ways with me. Like, a couple of months ago one of my plants almost died since the soil lacked the nutrients it needed and it was root bound. Now it sits safely in a new pot with a side whole for drainage on my night stand where it seems to love all the light it gets! That was a near miss…it is getting strong and huge! The leaves are not as big as they used to or as purple as they used to but we’re getting there. In a couple of months I’ll have to move it to a bigger pot with new soil.

But I digress. Remember the boys’ Nasturtium plants? Well, they are huge now so I decided to move them to the self-watering pot (I have no clue why I never thought about doing this on the first place).



I ran out of soil so I am going to have to add more soon. I am also thinking on adding more seeds in the middle. We are still trying to figure out where to put the planter and depending on where it ends up at we might get another one.



There have been times where I completely forget to water my plants (as in the 3 sole plants I have in my house) so a self-watering planters come in very handy to forgetful people like me! It is super easy to install, simply fill the hole in the middle with dirt and plant your flowers or plants per usual and remove the finial to fill with water. And you are done! The plant will take care of its own water intake. You will still have to check on the water level every so often but that is pretty much it! And nobody will ever know it is self-watering!



That hose thingy did not wanted to cooperate! It sprayed everywhere but where it should. But we finally managed to fill it up and man did it get heavy! For the time being it sits nicely on the boys’ balcony. It looks kind of off place so it might do some rounds around the house. Nasturtiums like cool weather so I don’t know how well they’ll do when it gets sunny outside (because Portland does not know the definition of summer).



Of course the planter has other uses! Like, for example, car carrier…which got pushed around the house and outside. But it worked wonders! Unfortunately I did not get a photo of A. carrying his cars in the planter around the house!

– GET IT –

Find Plow & Hearth online!


– WIN IT –

One (1) lucky reader of From PDX with Love will win a $50 gift certificate to Plow & Hearth!




Open US only!!
Contest ends August 28, 2011 @ midnight PST.
You must be 18 years or older.
Comments not meeting requirements will be deleted.

Please, only one email per person.
The mandatory entry must be done for any other entries to count.



The winner will be chosen using random.org (via Rafflecopter) and will be notified via email.
The winner will have 48hrs to respond or another winner will be chosen.


Disclosure: This was not a paid post. The opinions stated are my own and were in no way influenced by the Hosting Company who graciously provided the product for me to review. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

  • Ann F
    August 9, 2011

    I like the Galileo Weather Station.

  • Ann B
    August 9, 2011

    I like the wall mounted pet feeder

  • Cathy
    August 9, 2011

    Where is your GFC button? I don’t see it on this page.

  • Cathy
    August 9, 2011

    I really like the Embossed Aluminum Solar Fountain.

  • Terri P
    August 9, 2011

    I love the Leather Wingback w/ Ottoman!

    outofthemist AT gmail DOT com

  • Linda Lansford
    August 10, 2011

    I will buy Porcelain Steamer Kettle

  • Jayme From WI
    August 11, 2011

    My favorite product is the Square Foot Garden Kit.

    jaymee76 at gmail dot com

  • Danelle
    August 12, 2011

    I know the kids would love to have the in-house window bird feeder but I know they would get a kick out of Squirrel Munch and View Feeder, which is much more affordable.

    danellejohns at gmail dot com

  • debbie jackson
    August 12, 2011

    raised garden bed or galileo weather station

  • Lynda Del
    August 13, 2011

    I’d get the Quilted Tote And Wallet in Earth Colors.

  • Kristen
    August 14, 2011

    I am lovin’ the hand-painted, stovetop DRAGON steamer! So pickin’ cute 🙂

    Thanks for offering the gift card….I would love-love-love to win it!


  • cw
    August 15, 2011

    not sure if i am supposed to leave info here or in rafflecopter
    I like their bogg boots

  • mframe
    August 19, 2011

    I love the Dansko® Suzy Sandals

  • Name (Required)
    August 21, 2011

    My favorite item is the Tilted Glass Pitcher

  • Gayle C
    August 25, 2011

    I follow you on GFC/Blogger. (Gayle C)


  • Laura
    August 26, 2011

    I really like the raised flower bed!

    pd6914 at gmail dot com

  • Name (Required)
    August 27, 2011

    I like the Stainless Steel Solar-Powered Path Lights and Rechargeable NiMH Batteries!

  • Name (Required)
    August 28, 2011

    I love this: Raised Garden Planter

  • Name (Required)
    August 28, 2011

    I love the Wooden Cape Cod Birdhouse with Real Pine Shake Shingles and Pole Set