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Mini-Greenhouses from Your Kitchen

By rocklady
April 7, 2012

Recycle plastic trays and gallon Ziploc bags to make a mini-greenhouse for rooting plants. These are especially good when using damp sphagnum moss for rooting as it tends to dry out quickly. I rinse the trays and and bags and keep a supply on hand. You can write the contents on the bag with magic marker so you won't have to guess what you're rooting. Monitoring your greenhouse is simple with the clear bags.

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Name: Linda
Medina Co., TX (Zone 8a)
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Apr 6, 2012 9:40 PM CST
I've gotten lazy lately on rooting...maybe I'll try to root something like that!
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Name: Anna
North Texas (Zone 8a)
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Apr 7, 2012 7:58 AM CST
Never thought of laying down the cuttings horizontal. Good tip!
Name: Mary Stella
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Feb 9, 2014 5:55 PM CST
Me neither. Great idea. Thanks
Name: Jean
Hot Springs Vlg, AR, DeLand, F
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Feb 9, 2014 6:26 PM CST
You're welcome.
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