This is a simple to do Instructable to help you, mother earth, and pretty much everyone around produce your own starter veggie and or fruit plant using left over toilet paper rolls. The material of the left over toilet paper rolls is cardboard, the masking tape is made of paper, and the bottom cover is made of recycled paper. I plan to start the cups indoors first and then move them over to a spot out in the garden.
Enjoy, and please comment and or suggest improvements.
Step 1: Please See Video for the Full Step Explanation
As you can see I first cut two inch sections out of the toilet paper rolls, these are approximate cuts and they do not have to be exact measurements.
The paper bottom covers were first drawn using a template with one 1.75" circle and an outer 2.25" circle. Once the outer circle is cut with scissors, then cut small slits on the outer section only (see video).
Using the masking tape simply tape around the outer slits of the paper cover onto one of the cut pieces of the toilet paper roll, use the side that has the most even surface.
If you'd like, label your starter cup with a permanent marker, pen, etc. so you know what plant you have.
Once the starter cup is finished add some moistened soil gently, and then follow the instruction on your seed package (if you are like me and bought your seeds already packaged) and place the seeds on to the starter cup.
Once sprouted take the starter cups to the area where you are going to plant them. Again, follow the instructions on the package.