How To Build a SeedHouse/Mini Greehouse

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

created at: 2009-03-26

My husband grew up on a farm. He professes to love his fruit trees and vegetable garden. Once he plants, that's about the end of it. I think he really just likes buying seeds. He may very well be the worst gardener/tree grower I've ever seen. This has tainted my desire to plant my own veggie garden, up until now. I'm ready to stake out my own Victory Garden this weekend. How fortuitous to come across 

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Make a Mini Greenhouse from Recycled CD Cases

by Chris Gardner

This clever photo led me to this excellet tiny recycled greenhouse. What a use for the boxes of CD cases that I refuse to throw away. 

Materials: Four compact disc cases

1. Remove the front (the clear part) from three of the cases.

2. Tape or glue the three cases in a box shape, and then add the final case on the back, as in the photo.

3. Help your little seedlings thrive by placing the greenhouse over the plant, using the lid as necessary.

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Make a Five Minute Greenhouse.

by Chris Gardner


Give your seeds a little head start with this easy greenhouse on the fly.


  • Wooden spoon
  • Chopstick
  • Electric Drlll and 1/4" bit
  • Seeds
  • Seed-starting pots
  • Loose soil
  • Clear plastic container

1.) Drill holes into your plastic container for ventilation.

2.) Fill your pots with seed starting mix, and poke divets with the chopstick. Then, add your seeds.

Read the full how-to from Modish.


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USB GreenHouse

by DIY Maven

Add a little green to your office space with this USB GreenHouse. Complete with a growth light, protective dome, artificial soil and Marigold seeds, the plant pad interfaces with your computer to monitor your vegetation’s growth rate. Added features include calendar, wallpaper and bookmark settings, all of which will remind you that your desktop plant cannot live by USB cable alone. From USB Fever, $42.99.

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