Patch is a Collapsible Self-Watering Windowsill Planter

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Self-watering containers take a lot of the guesswork out of watering your garden. We have written about some of the best self-watering containers in the past. And there are even tutorials for making your own. The thing about self-watering containers is that they can be rather large, and people with limited space cannot really take advantage of them.

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Patch is a new self-watering container that seems perfect for an apartment, condominium and dorm dweller with nothing more than a windowsill in which to grow some delicious herbs and spices. This collapsible self-watering container is 12” x 6” x 6”, holds 4 liters of soil and the water reservoir holds 2 liters of water.

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Need to move? When dissembled and packed flat, the herb planter is 12”x 6” x 1” making it a perfect size for storage and shipping.

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According to the company, Patch is responsibly made in Canada, and all components of the self-watering planter are fully recyclable. One Patch planter costs $39.99 and you can buy there of them for $99.95. Patch may make a good stocking stuffer for a gardener this holiday season.

Need help picking a holiday gift for the outdoor enthusiast in your life? Check out our 2012 gift guide for the nature-lover on your shopping list. We've packed it with the best eco-friendly ideas for getting the most out of your time outdoors.

Tags: Canada | Fruits & Vegetables | Gardening | Small Spaces