I read on another blog to use clear plastic cups. So, I went to the store and purchased potting soil mix, clear plastic cups, and seeds. I needed to start my plants sooner rather than later.
|Potting soil and cups in the wheel barrow ready to be scooped.|
Once home I began filling my cups with potting soil mix. I filled the cups up within an inch or so from the top.
Next, I brought the cups into the house and wet the soil.
After the soil was wet, I added my seeds. I started 20 pea seeds. Even though pea seeds can be directly sown into the ground this time of year, I did not get early germination last year. The seeds sat and sat, so I am going to (hopefully) transplant seedlings into my garden this year.
I started 10 Roma Tomato plants and 10 heirloom tomato plants. I have never tried growing tomatoes from seed.
|Plastic wrap was added to the tops to keep the moisture in the cups.|
After, I had all the cups planted and labeled, I decided to start onions, carrots, and chives. I used little plastic food containers. This is purely an experiment!
|Food container greenhouse seed starter.|
|Containers placed on the top of the pantry cabinet.|
|Everything out of the way!|
Hopefully, I will have germinating seeds in a week!