Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» A great offer for a local SFG,er
by sanderson Today at 12:09 am

» BOOK GIVEAWAY - ENDS 10/20/17
by sanderson Yesterday at 11:53 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 11:09 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:24 pm

» Today's Harvest
by brianj555 Yesterday at 8:21 pm

» Thumbs Up????
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:19 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:16 pm

» Sowing Experiment! Anyone Tried This?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:14 pm

» new greenhouse got drafted
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:08 pm

» Hello from Gilbert, AZ
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:06 pm

» Monarch Supporter
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:55 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 1:50 pm

» Gardening & Homesteading Skills Summit REGISTER NOW!
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:17 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:12 pm

» New England October 2017
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 1:09 pm

» October Avatar: Don't Fence Me In
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 11:45 am

» Hello from West Coast Of Scotland
by robert1938 Yesterday at 5:14 am

» Does MM improve with age?
by countrynaturals 10/15/2017, 3:51 pm

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by trolleydriver 10/15/2017, 3:28 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 10/15/2017, 11:34 am

» Leaf-Footed squash bugs
by sanderson 10/14/2017, 11:21 pm

» N & C Midwest: October 2017!
by Scorpio Rising 10/14/2017, 9:12 pm

» Tomato Questions
by Scorpio Rising 10/14/2017, 9:06 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by sanderson 10/14/2017, 5:52 pm

» large plant ID stakes
by has55 10/14/2017, 4:02 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by sanderson 10/14/2017, 3:12 am

» First time growing corn
by sanderson 10/14/2017, 3:07 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by AtlantaMarie 10/14/2017, 1:56 am

» who has chickens
by sanderson 10/13/2017, 2:29 am

» Disappointed...Italian Long Hots...and tomatoes
by Ginger Blue 10/12/2017, 7:41 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Make a vegetable harvest bag from recycled plastic bags

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Make a vegetable harvest bag from recycled plastic bags

Post  cricket on 2/17/2014, 3:41 pm

Here's a project to work on while we wait for spring.  The bag is crocheted from plastic bags cut into strips.  Use only food grade bags you get from the grocery store.  It takes 65 bags or more depending on how large you make it.  http://cricketsongfarm.blogspot.com/2014/02/make-farmers-market-bag-from-recycled.html

Use this bag to harvest vegetables from your garden, or take it to fill up at your local Farmer's Market.
avatar
cricket

Female Posts : 23
Join date : 2013-05-04
Location : southwestern Utah zone 4

View user profile http://cricketsongfarm.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Make a vegetable harvest bag from recycled plastic bags

Post  sanderson on 2/17/2014, 3:53 pm

How clever!!  way to go  Thanks for posting.
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14748
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 68
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Make a vegetable harvest bag from recycled plastic bags

Post  plantoid on 2/17/2014, 5:08 pm

I had to smile whilst reading the link .

Over here we have to pay ( legally passed ) 5 pence for each plastic carrier bag so 65 X 5 =£3.25p 

Most of the bags are also bio degradable so after three of four trips out in the sunshine the bags are in tatters barely able to carry a feather let alone groceries and veg.  We can get a bag made from recycled plastic soda pop bottles for £ 1.10 and they last several years.
avatar
plantoid

Male Posts : 3734
Join date : 2011-11-09
Age : 66

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Make a vegetable harvest bag from recycled plastic bags

Post  littlejo on 2/17/2014, 10:11 pm

Thanks for the post. It seems easy enough. And no one has to know if ya don't do it exactly correct! Now, where did I put the crochet hooks?
I usually use the bags themselves to carry veggies, seeds, etc, but this bag could be rinsed and re-used.
Jo
avatar
littlejo

Female Posts : 1532
Join date : 2011-05-04
Age : 63
Location : Cottageville SC 8b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Make a vegetable harvest bag from recycled plastic bags

Post  MB3 on 4/7/2014, 8:30 pm

i will have to pass on to the wife, as I can't crochet
i remember she was enamored with a woman in Africa that made a living crafting trendy and chic handbags from plastic bags (or similar) she got from the dump or whatever she could find (as seen in a documentary).
avatar
MB3

Male Posts : 17
Join date : 2014-02-09
Location : Cbus, OH, United States

View user profile http://ghettogardening.wordpress.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: Make a vegetable harvest bag from recycled plastic bags

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum