To that end, we can all use a little help sometimes. So, without further ado, here are 7 self-watering planters that will make it easier for those of us lacking a green thumb or two. Typically, these planters come equipped with a bottom reservoir for storing water and then slowly feeding it back to the soil through wicking. This means less frequent watering for you, and a better shot at avoiding overwatering or underwatering. Take a look.