Perfect seed-starting warmer!

lazy_gardensFebruary 7, 2014

Supposedly, seeds sprout faster if you provide them with bottom warmth.

I put my containers of starter pots on the main computer in the office, just behind the exhaust fans ... it's where I often put bread to rise faster.

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lazy_gardens

sending it to the bottom

    Bookmark   February 13, 2014 at 5:31PM
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sundrop07(9b)

My husband would not be happy if I tried to put plants anywhere near the computer but it sounds like a good idea if you can get away with it. Now the bread thing, he might be happy with that! I start tomatoes, peppers and eggplants on heat mats, they're all in their own 4in. pots now on the driveway soaking up this heat and loving it. thanks for the tip!

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lazy_gardens

The seeds are planted in jiffy pots and those are inside recycled salad green containers so there is no spill problem. Obviously I move them away from the computer to water them.

But it was such a lovely warm spot :)

    Bookmark   February 14, 2014 at 1:32PM
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MaryMcP Zone 8b - Phx AZ

It's a good idea, I love the creative spirit!

    Bookmark   February 14, 2014 at 1:43PM
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