It’s that time of the year again. Time for many of us to plant our starter seedling pots.
This is a DIY project that I posted about back in Feb. 2011 and it’s still a cheap and easy to make your own seedling starter seed pots.
I have seen these cute ‘expensive’ wood devices that can be used to make newspaper seedling starter pots. I have seen them listed on internet websites from about $25.00 to as much as $50.00. I just want pay that much for a dollar or two of wood.
Simply Flagstaff blog Has designed and provided construction details on making your very own $3.00 newspaper seedling starter pot.
I did a posting a while back about this very same subject. Home made seedling pot maker However Cindy has put me to shame. Her design is a much better design and SO easy and cheap to build about $3.00 total investment. Parts are available in any hardware store.
Cindy said” You will need the following PVC parts.
(1) – 2 inch PVC (collar) Coupling – part – #1
(1) – 1 1/2 inch PVC Dome Pipe Cap – part – #2
(1) – 1 1/2 inch PVC Bushing ——- part – #3
Assembly is super easy. Place the bushing (#3) into the dome slip cap (#2) …that’s it!!”
Hint I glued a 4 inch piece of 1 inch PVC pipe into the top of the 1 1/2 PVC Bushing. This makes it much easier to insert and remove the bushing with cap attached when pressing your news paper seedling pot’s.
Grin … maybe you can recycle all those seed catalogs into seedling pots!
Visit Simply Flagstaff blog for a lot of photographs and a detail construction and How to use your new Newspaper seedling starter pot maker.
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