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If you find yourself in February yearning for fresh herbs and the light, spend the rest of the year collecting plastic bottles for these Seed Starters...
To complete this project you'll need: One plastic bottle, 4-16 oz Utility Knife and cutting surface Clear plastic packing tape Herb seeds Water Pottin...
With the utility knife, cut the bottle 1 inch from the bottom for 5oz and less bottles. Cut 2 inches from the bottom for larger bottles. For Irregul...
Post cut bottles on 1x1inch grid.
In order for the top portion to fit snugly into the bottom portion, make a 1/2 to 3/4 inch in length triangular notch on each cut side of the top port...
Once the notches are cut, check for fit. Squeeze the top notched portion into the bottom portion. There only needs to be 1/4 inch of overlap, as long...
Next add the potting soil, leaving the top 1/2 inch empty. Read the directions on the back of the seed packet for planting depth. Add multiple seeds...
For a bottle 5oz and smaller, add 1 teaspoon of water. For bottles 6oz to 12oz, add 1 tablespoon of water.For bottles 12oz to 16 oz, add 2 tablespoo...
If you checked for fit in step #5, this step should be very easy. Place the top part into the bottom part, taking care not to uproot the soil too muc...
Use the tape to seal the seam. This will prevent all of the water from evaporating. When you take the plants out of your Seed STarter, the tape part...
Label the bottom of the bottles with with the name of the herb planted in each. Place on a sunny window, and check for condensation weekly. If ther...
This transplant picture is a little premature. You should wait until the smallest plants are bigger. It is OK if the largest plants coil against the...
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