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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.

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By Alice from Canada

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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

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September 30, 20080 found this helpful

Wonderful idea! May I use it? :) Susan

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By Alice (Guest Post)
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.

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Between all the yogurt and pudding containers, coffee cans. I should have my hill covered in perennials. January is gonna be busy.

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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.

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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. :)

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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.

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