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Brady, TX
(Zone 8a)

January 3, 2011
6:12 AM

Post #8289694

Pop bottles are easier for me to come by and I also have a plastic tray that holds about 6 or 8 of them. Question: the green bottles (semi-clear) -- will they help/hinder germination? Will be sowing both flower and veggie seeds. TIA
Mid-Cape, MA
(Zone 7a)

January 3, 2011
12:33 PM

Post #8290350

I don't think that using transparent green bottles will hinder WS germination--I use the semi-opaque milk jugs (not the pure white Hood ones) all the time and there is plenty of light coming through.


Leesburg, FL
(Zone 9b)

January 5, 2011
10:09 AM

Post #8293680

I've used green with no troubles.
Brady, TX
(Zone 8a)

January 6, 2011
3:44 AM

Post #8294931

Thanks. After posting I realized that milk bottles are not clear either! :)


SE Houston (Hobby), TX
(Zone 9a)

January 20, 2011
11:16 AM

Post #8320692

As long as you can see your fingers through it, it has enough light coming through...

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