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
» First Frost!
by littlejo Today at 9:23 pm

» N&C Midwest; November Already? 2017
by Scorpio Rising Today at 7:34 pm

» How Many Square Feet Do You Have?
by Scorpio Rising Today at 7:28 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by countrynaturals Today at 6:38 pm

» BOOK GIVEAWAY #5 - ENDS 11/17/17
by brianj555 Today at 4:12 pm

» Microgreens Gardening
by Kelejan Today at 3:30 pm

» My new compost heap
by Kelejan Today at 3:20 pm

» What I learned this year
by countrynaturals Today at 1:45 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by trolleydriver Today at 9:26 am

» Today's Harvest
by trolleydriver Today at 8:44 am

» First Tromboncino female flower
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 5:51 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 1:59 pm

» Free lunaria seeds
by hammock gal Yesterday at 10:12 am

» The Winter Journey and greenhouse plastic
by BeetlesPerSqFt Yesterday at 9:17 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by brianj555 Yesterday at 8:30 am

» Plastic containers / trash cans?
by sanderson 11/16/2017, 10:33 pm

» Mels book
by Scorpio Rising 11/16/2017, 7:04 pm

» Mid-Atl - Nov 2017 - Warming Up AGAIN?
by sanderson 11/16/2017, 4:17 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by Turan 11/15/2017, 4:59 pm

» Goodbye to my SFG Raised Beds
by Turan 11/15/2017, 4:41 pm

» Pickle recipes
by sanderson 11/15/2017, 4:12 am

» What variety of avocado would you recommend?
by dstack 11/14/2017, 9:12 pm

» Tomato Questions
by Scorpio Rising 11/14/2017, 8:26 pm

» Saffron?
by plantoid 11/14/2017, 3:32 pm

» Free Sunchoke Tubers
by BeetlesPerSqFt 11/13/2017, 6:36 pm

» who has chickens
by AtlantaMarie 11/12/2017, 10:40 am

» Huge Box of Seeds from 2003!
by countrynaturals 11/11/2017, 10:17 pm

» New England Nov 2017
by Scorpio Rising 11/11/2017, 6:38 pm

» Veterans Day 2017 - SALUTE!
by Scorpio Rising 11/11/2017, 6:22 pm

» Comfrey
by sanderson 11/11/2017, 5:17 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

yogurt cups for seed starting

View previous topic View next topic Go down

yogurt cups for seed starting

Post  jimmy cee on 12/28/2014, 2:41 pm

This is a more refined version of my using yogurt cups in seed starting
The cups as you see here are available in all grocery stores, other brands are similar in size.
The teflon scouring pad makes a great retainer for whatever growing material you use.
It also allows water to flow freely through.

material

Rim should be trimmed off what was the bottom






Water freely





I use these cup outside in summer to start fall crops also.
When finished I wash everything in bleach  water and store till next use.
Sitting on rolling racks they can be moved in and out of sunlight as needed
avatar
jimmy cee

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 1928
Join date : 2013-02-16
Age : 81
Location : Indiana PA....zone 5

View user profile http://www.jcjigs.com

Back to top Go down

Re: yogurt cups for seed starting

Post  Kelejan on 12/28/2014, 6:11 pm

Nicely done, jimmycee.  I need inspiring people to help get on track instead of the messy person I have become.
avatar
Kelejan

Female Posts : 4997
Join date : 2011-04-24
Age : 82
Location : Castlegar, British Columbia

View user profile http://www.castlegarinkspot.ca

Back to top Go down

Re: yogurt cups for seed starting

Post  AtlantaMarie on 12/28/2014, 6:49 pm

Yes, it is!  I guess I need to start buying yogurt again...

Thanks, Jimmy!
avatar
AtlantaMarie

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4324
Join date : 2014-03-18
Age : 54
Location : Buford, GA - Zones 7B/8A

View user profile http://www.defensivespecialties.com

Back to top Go down

Re: yogurt cups for seed starting

Post  sanderson on 12/29/2014, 3:17 pm

Love your cups, Jimmy. Good demo for making them, thank you.
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14936
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: yogurt cups for seed starting

Post  sanderson on 12/29/2014, 3:21 pm

I hope it is okay if I post my generic yogurt cups for the technically challenged.
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14936
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: yogurt cups for seed starting

Post  jimmy cee on 12/29/2014, 10:38 pm

@sanderson wrote:I hope it is okay if I post my generic yogurt cups for the technically challenged.
Do you have problems removing plant from container ?
With the open bottom, a push is all it takes, it comes out (mostly) in one piece.
avatar
jimmy cee

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 1928
Join date : 2013-02-16
Age : 81
Location : Indiana PA....zone 5

View user profile http://www.jcjigs.com

Back to top Go down

Re: yogurt cups for seed starting

Post  sanderson on 12/30/2014, 12:09 am

No problem getting them out. I think the smoothness of the sides and the weight of the media makes it easier to tap it out, easier than wrestling with a 6-pack
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14936
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: yogurt cups for seed starting

Post  jimmy cee on 1/11/2016, 9:25 am

I thought I'd bring this up again in case some one could use it.
avatar
jimmy cee

Certified SFG Instructor

Male Posts : 1928
Join date : 2013-02-16
Age : 81
Location : Indiana PA....zone 5

View user profile http://www.jcjigs.com

Back to top Go down

Re: yogurt cups for seed starting

Post  sanderson on 1/11/2016, 12:18 pm

Thanks, Jimmy.

____________________________

Find more about Weather in Fresno, CA
Click for weather forecast
avatar
sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14936
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 69
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: yogurt cups for seed starting

Post  Scorpio Rising on 1/11/2016, 6:25 pm

Very, very helpful, thanks both of you! Pictures make such a diff!
avatar
Scorpio Rising

Female Posts : 5459
Join date : 2015-06-12
Age : 55
Location : Ada, Ohio

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: yogurt cups for seed starting

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