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Milk bottle Propagator

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I have a scented geranium that I kept going indoors through last winter, but it had gone very leggy, so earlier this year so I decided to take a few cuttings from it.

I cut down a plastic milk bottle lengthways and already had a few little flower pots that I knew would fit inside it.

Anyway I kept the cuttings moist and covered up in my ‘propagator’ and now they have come on a treat, so I thought I would share the idea. Hope you like it lol ;-)

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Fantastic Richard .

5 Sep, 2013

 

Thank you Kath ;-)

5 Sep, 2013

 

Great idea Richard!

5 Sep, 2013

 

Brilliant idea Richard,
nice to see you, hope you had a good summer

5 Sep, 2013

 

I intend to copy this to the letter. Great!

5 Sep, 2013

 

Genius idea Richard - long time no see - hope you and your family are all well ... :o)

5 Sep, 2013

 

Another smashin tip for the memory bank, thanks Richard.

5 Sep, 2013

 

Hi Richard that is a good idea, its surprising how many uses the milk containers come in handy for, going to save a lot of plastic bags, thankyou.......

5 Sep, 2013

 

Brilliant idea ! :o)

6 Sep, 2013

 

I have been cutting up milk containers today Richard. Some vertical for the bigger pots. :0)

7 Sep, 2013

 

Seems like a great idea! Until this last week we have always bought the long-life milk in cartons but just last week my wife asked me, while she was doing the shopping on her laptop, if I would mind 'Fresh' milk for a change as there was an offer of 3 X 2lt bottles for very much cheaper than the cartons we normally buy. I told her I didn't mind & so we have had 3 2lt bottles this week! One I've used up & threw away but your idea comes just in time to save the other two! I could copy your idea as there are some plants on the balcony I want to take cutting from before the month is out.

8 Sep, 2013

 

Thank you all for your supportive comments. Sorry I have taken so long to reply..blush!. I haven't been on here for a while but now I am back again...good to be with you all again..

1 Jul, 2014

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