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    freefolk is offline Seedling
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    Default Rice Container Propagators!

    Here is a tip: My wife and I quite often buy tubs of fried rice from Tesco (but any supermarket will do). When finished with, they make lovely little propagators with lids. We have used them to start onion seeds and, more recently, cucumbers from seed. Every little helps! PS. Much snow in Hampshire this morning.

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    Good idea. (We use them for frozen fruit and inverted as small bee feeders.
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    Gotta love re-cycling

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    Quote Originally Posted by Madasafish View Post
    Good idea. (We use them for frozen fruit and inverted as small bee feeders.
    Bee feeders?

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    Here is another one. Once all muffins are consumed (not long in this house!) you have a nice propagator with lid, measuring 20cm (w) x 15cm (d) x 12cm (h). Recycling - don't you just love it!Rice Container Propagators!-p1030409.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scarlet View Post
    Bee feeders?
    AT times bees need to be fed: either fondant or sugar syrup.
    Fondant: cut small hole in lid, fondant inside, invert.
    Or sugar syrup, few small holes in lid, fill container with sugar syrup, invery over holes in top of hive..

    example
    https://tinyurl.com/y7lrb3sw
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    These containers used for all sorts of salads etc.

    Be careful some don't like heat and will even distort in the dishwasher.

    I stupidly poured some hot oil into one and it collapsed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Madasafish View Post
    AT times bees need to be fed: either fondant or sugar syrup.
    Fondant: cut small hole in lid, fondant inside, invert.
    Or sugar syrup, few small holes in lid, fill container with sugar syrup, invery over holes in top of hive..

    example
    https://tinyurl.com/y7lrb3sw
    Will they be used if I don't keep bees?
    I have loads of scrap fondant ( I make cakes)
    #....just looked it up....Not fondant that is usd for cakes!!
    Last edited by Scarlet; 03-02-2019 at 07:48 PM.
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