Hanging Mason Jar Window Planter

Lid for mason jar to create window planter

For your home

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These models allow you to make planters that hang right in your window!
The files attached are open-topped mason jar lids with a strong loop on the brim. When used with a locking suction cup hook you can safely hang them on your window or any other smooth flat surface.

I created these because I need easy access to my herb garden while cooking because Im too lazy to go outsize to trim fresh herbs. And when herbs go untrimmed they go to seed faster and taste terrible.

If you plant pre-sprouted herbs like I did in the photos then I strongly recommend using a wide mouth jar of no less than 1 pint (16 oz) so you can fit the plant into it. Also I recommend using a tinted color mason jar to help protect the plant roots from the sun and because it looks cool.

In the photos I planted lettuce, oregano, dill, mint, and a spider plant (which is super robust).

You can support my work by picking up your supplies through these links below.
Strong Suction Cup Hooks: https://amzn.to/2H2SAdU
Standard Size mason jars: https://amzn.to/2H5iLkd
Wide mouth Mason Jars: https://amzn.to/2qDoEdf

Other Notes:
The openscad file is a remix of an existing model, credited in the acknowledgement section.
Entering contest categories: Most easily Reproduced, Best Remix, & Best Functional System

Materials and methods

Print settings: .15mm layer thickness max (for the jar threads), 3+ perimeters minimum, 15% infill minimum.

You can use any material. The blue lid in the photos is ABS that changes color when it gets hot. I anticipate this functioning as an early overheating warning in the summer.



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