Recycling Deli Containers: great little greenhouse

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Recycling Deli Containers

By PlantMania
July 7, 2016

Leftover chicken is not the only item that is used from this quick dinner. The container from a store-bought rotisserie chicken may be used for seed germination.

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Name: Betsy
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piksihk
Jul 6, 2016 6:20 PM CST
I've collected a few of these containers, too. You are right, they make great little greenhouses for seed germination.
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Name: Critter (Jill)
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critterologist
Jul 7, 2016 11:32 AM CST
Those long rib containers are great for germinating a bunch of short rows (like umpteen varieties of basil or hot peppers).

And tall cake containers are wonderful domes for a dozen cups of moist potting mix with cuttings stuck in them.
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Name: Stewart
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PlantMania
Jul 7, 2016 11:53 AM CST
I think if I get anymore containers I might have an issue with DW Whistling
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Name: Gigi
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GigiPlumeria
Jul 8, 2016 6:00 AM CST
I do it too! I don't poke holes into it though, I just put my seedling starter pellets and germinate seeds in it.
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