Use a Disposable Cake Platter as a Mini Greenhouse

I bought a cake for my daughter's birthday and I was trying not to waste anything. So I decided to use the cake platter and clear plastic lid as a mini greenhouse. I can start some of my perennials in January, so by mid June I should have quite a bunch of plants to plant.

By Alice from Canada

Ad
September 26, 20080 found this helpful

hi my dad did dthis with his garden stuff worked awesome! durn deer ate half once planted but a whole nother story

he used the plastic muffin condtainers and ca ke whatever he could find

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
September 30, 20080 found this helpful

Wonderful idea! May I use it? :) Susan

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
Flag
October 25, 20080 found this helpful

Absolutely. Hubby bought a plastic container filled with cookies (said that our 2 year old wanted them). So that gives me another one. Between all the yogurt and pudding containers, coffee cans. I should have my hill covered in perennials. January is gonna be busy.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
August 3, 20090 found this helpful

Wow this is neat idea. I've just got done washing this dome lid that a angel food cake came in. I thought I'd try a terrarium. Could be real neat, maybe? Thanks.

Ad
ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
January 6, 20120 found this helpful

What a great idea! I was trying to think of a way to make a mini-greenhouse for my father and none of my ideas worked. This is genius! Thanks for the tip. :)

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
January 6, 20120 found this helpful

I do the same with the rotisserie chicken containers from Costco. Upside down, the top holds plenty of dirt for the pinholed eggshell halves for germination (the vents are excellent for draining) & the bottom (on top) holds in warmth & moisture.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related
In This Article
plastic cake dome
Uses for Plastic Cake Domes
Categories
Home and Garden Gardening Helpful HintsSeptember 25, 2008
Guides
Closed Mini Blinds
Reusing Mini Blinds
Plants with grow lights.
Making an Indoor Greenhouse
disposable razor
Uses for Disposable Razors
Cleaning mini blinds square
Cleaning Mini Blinds
More
🎉
New Years Ideas!
🎄
Christmas Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on December 3, 2016 at 4:33:33 AM on 10.0.1.112 in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!