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First, I planted the mums I bought in containers filled with Miracle Gro potting mix. Miracle Gro potting mix is ideal for containers and releases plant food for up to 6 months (much longer than these mums will last).
I found these cute apple juice bottles at the grocery store, but I think those little plastic pop bottles would work just as well. Empty the bottles of their contents and clean them out.
Paint the bottles with the orange craft paint.
While the paint is drying, carefully drill a hold in the center of each bottle cap.
Using a liner brush, add lines to the bottles to make them look more like pumpkins. Allow the paint to dry.
Fill the bottles with water and replace the cap.
The water will slowly drip out of the bottles and water the mums as needed.
Plant the cap and neck of the bottle in the dirt of the container,