Make a no-drip DIY watering can from a milk jug

Photo via A Journey to a Dream

Astra from A Journey to a Dream used this little trick to reuse a milk jug as a no-drip watering can.

What you'll need:

  • A lighter or matches
  • Needles
  • An empty, cleaned out milk jug

Heat the end of the needle and poke it through the lid of the jug multiple times. You can vary the pressure of the water by using different sizes of needles.

Watch your fingers! You can heat the needle again to remove any remaining plastic residue. Head over to A Journey to a Dream for more photos.

  1. That is insanely simple and useful.
    Offbeat home continues to make me joyful and feel stupid at the same time at an alarming rate. XD

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  2. This is all kinds of awesome. I need to make one of these when I start my container garden!!

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  3. We totally did this with a large size Simply Orange jug (wider lid, and still has a handle). Best watering can ever!

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  4. For this to really work, you also need to poke a small hole in the top of the jug somewhere, like the handle, so that as the water pours out, air can get in and balance the pressure.

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