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Recycle old china cups


By Scotkat


I have been given old china on clearing relatives house.

Did not want to give to charity or landfill.

And they are very old .

But I have got the pleasure in my greenhouse .

In the cups my 2"pots with myfuchsia tip cuttings sit in the cup and saucer very posh ,anyone for tea.

Also use the teaplates as plant saucers.

I knew I could use these.

I heard you can plant succulents in a teacup or kitchen herbs if you put grit in bottom with there no drainage an dfill withcompost.

Has anyone done this ,be interested to hear.

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Funnily enough Scotkat, I wondered this morning about the same thing, as I have a mug I broke the handle off of.

Will be interesting to see your replies, so I know as well! :o))

27 Apr, 2010


I think its agreat idea ,I also run akids garden club which restarts after along cold winter .

This may be could to do with the kids.

27 Apr, 2010


I have African Violets in old and cracked cups :o)

27 Apr, 2010


Love to see a photo Hywel.I am away to pop out to see what else I can pot in tea cups.

29 Aug, 2010

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