How to find containers for cuttings for free or on a budget by using recycling and what you already have at home
You start putting cuttings in a jar, then a glass, then you run out of space and start looking for ideas where to put all the cuttings and you start thinking about what to do with all the cuttings?
Here are some creative ideas for Containers cutting and plants that I can help you with
- Whenever you buy olives, pickles, or anything else that comes in a glass jar, wash it and save it for cuttings.
You can clean and dry the jar in the dishwasher if you have one. It can be cleaned without a dishwasher by filling the jar with hot water and dish soap, then letting it sit for 24 hours. Rinse the solution well after 24 hours.
A pickles jar with Pothos cutting in my kitchen
- Visit a thrift store like Goodwill, and you’ll be amazed at what you can find for $2-3
- Here’s an example of a tool that looks really fancy for only a dollar! go to the dollar tree store, you won’t believe these beautiful pots can be purchased for just one dollar!
A container from the dollar tree in my kitchen 🙂
Cut a plastic bottle in half, and there you have it, a perfect pot for cuttings, and this is totally free 🙂
You can use a broken or old children’s drinking bottle for cuttings or plants if you no longer use it.
An old coffee cup can make an excellent container for cuttings, or even to plant small succulents if it is no longer used.
ideas for plants container
If you are looking for plant container ideas we have some lovely ideas too.
If you want to plant plants in a container that you can put soil in and make a hole for drainage, here are some exciting ideas.
A gallon container of water or milk could be easy and free container
If you have an old cooler you can use it for a plant container
You can ask restaurants or hotels for containers of food, it looks like a bucket
You can use old car tires and plant plants in them.
You can buy a package with bags for planting on Amazon
You can plant plants inside old shoes or boots
You can even plant plants inside old toilets
I found this site Example image
you can also find more ideas for container plants here
Do you want to mail cuttings?
We have a post that explains how to package and mail cuttings so that they arrive in the best way