Reuse Those Coffee and Creamer Containers

Posted by @blue23rose on
Plastic coffee and creamer containers make good pots to plant seeds in.

Cut the plastic coffee or creamer container in half with a bandsaw or scissors. This way, you get twice as many pots. Use the lid of the container as the bottom and punch about 6 or 7 holes in both halves for drainage.
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Fill with your favorite potting mix (I used a mixture of peat, perlite, and potting soil). Plant your seeds and use a black magic marker on the container to label what the seeds are. I planted my very first daylily seeds from pods I gathered last fall. I only know the pod parent, so I have no idea what I will get.
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Comments and discussion:
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Untitled by barbwire2 May 10, 2016 11:34 AM 1
Great idea! by Natalie Jun 1, 2014 8:58 AM 5
Untitled by ViolaAnn May 28, 2014 3:59 PM 1

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