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by Procheta Mallik

  1. Take a bottle and cut the top portion of it using a cutter such that 3/4th of it is openable.
    • Take a bottle and cut the top portion of it using a cutter such that 3/4th of it is openable.

    • Do not cut open the bottle completely. Refer to the image alongside.

    • From the bottom of the bottle measure 3-4 cm and mark that point.

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  2. Using scissors, make a hole at the point you'd marked on the bottle.
    • Using scissors, make a hole at the point you'd marked on the bottle.

    • Take a 90cm long PVC rubber pipe .

    • Pierce holes on the PVC pipe at every 6 cm with the help of a pin/needle.

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    • Take a cardboard box and place a polythene sheet over it .

    • Cover 3/4th of the box with soil, as shown in the image.

    • Dig and sow seeds at random spots.

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    • Place waste sheet of papers beside the soil , as shown in the image.

    • Insert one end of the PVC rubber pipe through the hole made in the bottle .

    • Keep the bottle on the waste papers and close the other end of PVC rubber pipe with a stopper.

    • You may wrap insulation/packing tape around the stopper to ensure that no water leaks through it.

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    • Fill the bottle with water and make sure the pipe surrounds the soil.

    • After one day, you will observe tiny blades of leaves sprouting.

    • Day by day they grow.

    • Refill the bottle as and when required.

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    • In case the soil gets over hydrated you can stop the flow of water by sealing the pipe at the reservoir end with a stopper.

    • See the result.

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    • The outer end of PVC rubber pipe should be tightly sealed.

    • The hole made at the bottom of the bottle should be able to fit the PVC pipe snugly.

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    • Be careful while using the scissors, pins and paper cutter or any other sharp tool.

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Vishal Bhatt

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