This is an instructable on how to make a cheap, easy,  coffee cup garden.
i made this because it was really cheap, so it works out because i don't have any money to spend.
hope you like this easy to make garden and please vote.

Step 1: What You Need to Get Started

1. paper coffee cups
2. stapler
3. popsicle sticks
4. bamboo skewers
5. marker
6. dirt
7. knife
8. seeds, total i spent $4.27 on seeds, i could have made twenty times this garden

<br> Great idea for using <a href="http://www.costaverdepapersupply.com/">paper coffee cups</a> for gardening purposes. I never thought to use them that way. We always buy the cups because of their &quot;green&quot; ability (and it saves us throwing away plastic AND washing dishes,) this would be a great way to reuse them. An even closer-to-home recycling so to say. I linked where we buy our cups (in bulk, because it's cheaper) above if anyone wants to get a head start on their garden, or change their use habits. :)<br> <br> Thanks for the article! Maybe we can match it up with a green watering system, too!<br>
&nbsp;This is a fairly common idea though. I have been doing this for years already.<br /> Btw, are you adding this to the garden contest?
&nbsp;The skewers are to allow the plants to grow up them (in the case of peas/tomatoes/beans they need to grow up something, without anything they'll just sprawl out over the available space and not grow ~properly (which is OK, but not good for your space management))
what is the use of the bamboo skewers?<br />
&nbsp;That's a good idea you have to reuse those coffee cups. I think we still need to punch some drainage holes at the bottom.<br /> The other idea was using the tin food cans for the same purpose.<br /> Thanks for sharing.<br /> Noina Bruno
&nbsp;Great! &nbsp;I have some plant seedlings at home I need to get going, maybe I'll use some of the coffee cups left in the office.<br /> <br /> Do you poke a hole in the bottom of the cup so the water drains?<br />
When I was gardening, I used this method. <br /> <br /> When I transplanted, I would cut the cup leaving the top few inches of the cup in place. The effect being that a inch of cup would stick out of the ground and surround the stem. I did not have a cutworm problem when I did this, plus the cup would decompose.<br />
Nice idea &nbsp;!<br /> <br /> I'd almost regret:<br /> 1 - I don't drink coffee<br /> 2 - the local coffee-cups are not big enough (and made of plastic).<br /> <br /> I may get some from the waste-bin at work and&nbsp;get some more seeds going (Although I am already running out of places to store them)<br /> <br /> Also, when I&nbsp;plant seeds I usually cover the vessel up with some plastic (like cling film) so I don't run the risk of the soil drying out witing for the seeds to germinate.
yeah i was thinking about making a greenhouse type thing from bamboo skewers and seran wrap to go around the whole thing.&nbsp;

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