How to Make Free Seed Starting Trays


How to Make Free Seed Starting Trays

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Free Seed Starting Trays – how to make free seed start trays from recycle containers, It is very easy (but expensive) to buy seed starting tray like the one below at your local store, Garden center or online but if your goal is to save money then you can look for easier and cheaper ways to do things. You can get the same or similar growing results with seed starting tray that you make. all you need is a good container (with good dept of about 3 inches that the plant roots can grow into)  with holes at the bottom and seed starting mix or soil.

You can recycle a lot of different items to start you seeds in them. The easiest and most readily available in Most households are Milk jugs and juice jugs, aluminum trays and other items you have in your trash or recycle bin. Get a jump-start on the growing season by starting your seeds indoors using inexpensive or recycle aluminum trays.

Free Seed Starting Containers

Get an  aluminum trays, if it has been used, wash it and use a nail or any sharp object to make a few holes at the bottom or close to the bottom.

Fill the aluminum trays tray with seed starter mix, potting mix or soil. seed starter mix is better, checkout my blog on how to make high quality and cheap seed starter mix here.
after filling the tray with seed starter mix plant your seeds (follow the seed package instructions) and water the seed starter mix and seeds in the tray, place the tray or container in a warm area. that is it within a week or two you seeds will germinate as seen below.


Some Seed starting trays from recycling items

Using recycled materials like these helps you save money and save the environment.

Key: Make hole at the bottom or close to the bottom of the containers for drainage, you plants might not germinate or grow well if the container does not have good drainage.


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