Square Foot Gardening Forum

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.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Happy Birthday!!
by AtlantaMarie Today at 8:49 am

» Hello from South Mississippi
by AtlantaMarie Today at 8:46 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by plantoid Today at 7:48 am

» Any Strange and Wonderful Visitors? Photos please!
by sanderson Today at 4:23 am

» Butterfly Junction
by Greenbeard Today at 2:03 am

» strawberries SFG
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:16 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in March 2017
by Mimi2 Yesterday at 8:12 pm

» SUGA 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:52 pm

» My Ontario SFG Garden Spring 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:39 pm

» N & C Midwest: March 2017 Brink of Spring
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:25 pm

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 4:47 pm

» who has chickens
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 4:42 pm

» Growing zucchini in containers
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:43 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:59 pm

» Spaghetti Squash ?
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:52 pm

» Growing Strawberries in Charlotte
by sanderson Yesterday at 2:24 pm

» An excellent read for those with Diabetes
by Ginger Blue Yesterday at 1:32 pm

» Hello from Richmond
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 6:25 am

» Double layer weed cloth/landscape fabric?
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 6:20 am

» Hello from Southeast Michigan!
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:09 am

» Wick Irrigation
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:17 am

» Watering System -- Finally!
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 12:47 am

» Mirrors in the Garden
by ralitaco 3/28/2017, 10:06 pm

» Friend or foe?
by sanderson 3/28/2017, 8:08 pm

» Comfrey
by llama momma 3/28/2017, 3:23 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals 3/28/2017, 12:27 pm

» March: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by countrynaturals 3/28/2017, 12:03 pm

» Medical Herbs
by Ginger Blue 3/28/2017, 10:39 am

» 1st SFG Plan - Any thoughts?
by herblover 3/28/2017, 9:04 am

» New from OK City
by sanderson 3/28/2017, 3:18 am

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 : 1899
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 : 4758
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 : 4007
Join date : 2014-03-18
Age : 53
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 : 13205
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 68
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 : 13205
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 68
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 : 1899
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 : 13205
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 68
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 : 1899
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 : 13205
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 68
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 : 4356
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