How To Improve Plant Drainage with Cans

Written by: Brent Holland

Diy Specialist
Follow Brent's step-by-step instructions to improve plant drainage

  • Tools/Materials
    • Planter or pot
    • Plant
    • Empty soda cans

 

Some potted plants require a lot of drainage, and it can be tricky to get the right amount so your plant can thrive. Try this technique using empty soda cans.

 

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

 

Crumple several empty soda cans.

 

 

Step 2

Place the crushed cans in your pot. The more cans you place in, the more drainage your plant will receive.

 

Step 3

Pour potting soil on top of the cans.

 

Step 4

 

Add your plant and fill in any additional space with soil.

 

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