It is the time of year to get your seeds up and going in your homes, to prevent late frosts from doing damage if you plant them directly in your garden.  Also starting the seeds indoors means that they will produce (flowers, produce etc.) sooner.  Keeping the seeds, then seedlings moist enough to sprout can be a challenge until I came across this idea on Pintrest (http://www.desperategardener.com/2011/03/creative-containers.html).  So I have created one to see if it works.  So here is How to Create a Self-watering Seed Starter.

Step 1:

Picture of
Empty 2 liter soda bottle
Potting soil
Box or craft knife
Water (not shown)
Piece of paper towel (not shown)
ClareBS3 years ago
Seed starting mix drying out is one sure way to kill seedlings and it isn't always easy to remember to keep them watered. This is a great idea and very simple, I'll try it for sure.