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Old 11-07-2014, 07:06 PM
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Another seed starting container.
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Old 11-16-2014, 11:53 AM
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LOL, it is so funny how we utilize recyclables for our plants. I just shipped some plants out in one of the big folgers plastic coffee cans....There is no way the postal people would be able to squish the plants in that thing . I love egg cartons for starting seedlings, then you just plant the sections of the carton and the plant does not deal with shock I also love seeing ideas here. They are great!!!!
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Old 02-07-2015, 02:42 AM
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The large domed rotisserie chicken containers work really great for rooting cuttings.
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Old 02-07-2015, 07:24 AM
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Containers the strawberries, tomatoes, some greens come in work GREATEST
For staring seeds. They already have holes. I need to get seeds for thee items so I csn start growing them.
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Old 02-07-2015, 09:27 AM
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Same here, I'll use just about anything. I just carried all recycling items outside to sort, I've been hoarding under kitchen table all fall. I'm finally using to start seeds today, hope I've not started too late.
Wound a small old (4 shelf) greenhouse, down street hubby drug home from neighbors trash pile. Its still useable, needs some cleaning & has a few slits in bottom near the zipper opening, a bit of duck tape will fix.
Pics later.. headed outside now....

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Old 02-07-2015, 10:54 AM
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Same here, I'll use just about anything. I just carried all recycling items outside to sort, I've been hoarding under kitchen table all fall. I'm finally using to start seeds today, hope I've not started too late.
Wound a small old (4 shelf) greenhouse, down street hubby drug home from neighbors trash pile. Its still useable, needs some cleaning & has a few slits in bottom near the zipper opening, a bit of duck tape will fix.
Pics later.. headed outside now....

Heres a photo of lil greenhouse we picked up on side of road, a few houses away.
Is it even worth cleaning??

Does anyone have any easy tips for cleaning this portable lil greenhouse? Its kinda dirty, but didn... - http://pinterest.com/pin/354025220683557948/

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Old 02-07-2015, 11:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Cathy Kantowski View Post:
Heres a photo of lil greenhouse we picked up on side of road, a few houses away.
Is it even worth cleaning??

Does anyone have any easy tips for cleaning this portable lil greenhouse? Its kinda dirty, but didn... -
That's a GREAT find Kathy! I definitely would have grabbed it if I'd seen it on the curb.
I think that I'd use white vinegar to wipe the plastic down with - a little smelly, but totally nontoxic.
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Old 02-07-2015, 11:15 AM
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I was going to say white vinegar too....it will kill off anything that is not good, plus it is not toxic to the plants. I would have also grabbed that find
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Old 02-07-2015, 01:19 PM
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Definitely a keeper Cathy, your hubby did good!
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Old 02-07-2015, 04:51 PM
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I have one just like it, but only two shelves. I pull it out ever December. I clean with vinegar and a little water.
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Old 02-08-2015, 09:44 AM
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Hey try that you may be surprised.. Even dirty.LOL

We had folks start seeds in milk jugs .......In the winter they put them out an germinated them in jugs.. Didn't work here for me in zone5..
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