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Burpee 72-Cell Self-Watering Greenhouse Kit
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Burpee

72-Cell Self-Watering Greenhouse Kit

$20.67 /each

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Guaranteed to grow bigger and better seedlings every time. The unique self-watering technology provides the exact amount of water needed to each plant and improves success for both new and experienced gardeners. This kit is easy to set up and requires little maintenance or watering.

  • Easiest seed starter
  • Waters up to 10 days
  • Continuous water flow accelerates plant growth
  • Kit includes everything you need except seed

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work with attempting rose seeds

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This product will work with most seeds.
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At what temperature should I keep Kit after adding seeds(min & max temp.)?
What vegetables can kit germinate!
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The soil temperature for germinating seeds actually varies by the seed type, but most seeds germinate best at 70-75 degrees F.
You can start any seed in the kits that are recommended to be started indoors, such as tomatoes, peppers and eggplants. Do not use them for direct sow crops, such as cucumbers, beans and peas. Whether they should be started indoors or direct sown will always be included on the Read More
The soil temperature for germinating seeds actually varies by the seed type, but most seeds germinate best at 70-75 degrees F.
You can start any seed in the kits that are recommended to be started indoors, such as tomatoes, peppers and eggplants. Do not use them for direct sow crops, such as cucumbers, beans and peas. Whether they should be started indoors or direct sown will always be included on the seed packet. Happy Gardening! Read Less
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I'm wanting to start ghost peppers which says 80 to 90 degrees should I place a starter heat pad under or not needed.

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Yes, a heat mat is useful when you are growing pepper seeds indoors. These will generally raise the soil temperature by about 10 degrees from the surrounding temperature. Remove the heat mat after the seeds germinate. Happy Gardening!
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Can I add miracle grow in the water?

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We would not recommend fertilizing your seedling until they are 3-4" tall and in that case we recommend a liquid balanced houseplant fertilizer at about 1/4 - 1/2 strength. Miracle Grow is too strong for seedlings.
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72-Cell Self-Watering Greenhouse Kit is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 39.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from It does the job While itdoes what it is supposed to the lid doesn't fit. I found out later that this is a common issue Also, the tabs did not expand on their own, we had to help them out. Would not use again.
Date published: 2016-09-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointed already I purchased this Burpee seed starting tray at Home Depot. After CAREFULLY following instructions, the pellets did not only not expand in "seconds" to fill the tray, none of them expanded to fill the tray. A few expanded to resemble fat cigars stuck inside the tray, with space all around them. Despite pouring much more warm water than recommended, and waiting and waiting, it was clear they were not going to expand. I ended up having to break them up with a fork, and even then, the amount of dirt/peat only filled the individual cups about half way, so I had to add some potting soil to make them viable for planting. Not impressed!
Date published: 2016-03-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Product could be strudier 72-Cell Self-Watering Greenhouse Kit was a real disappointment. The assembly as a whole was rather flimsy. The instructions state to place the kit in the area where you want it to stay before planting and watering. That is a great idea considering the fact that it is so flimsy. The initial watering of the kit was easy enough, but the manufacturers could have made it a lot more convenient to replace water in the reservoir if they had left room on the sides to add water. The expanding pellets were less than effective. After adding water they only expanded to fill about half the cup and I had to add extra potting soil to ensure the seeds were set correctly. The clear plastic covering did not fit securely or firmly over the kit and would become dislodged at the slightest bump. I would recommend not wasting your money on this product.
Date published: 2016-06-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not for me I was really excited about getting this kit. I wanted to get some seed started for my garden. Unfortunately, this kit was a disaster for me All I grew was a mold that killed a few seeds that were actually growing. It was a waste of my money
Date published: 2016-04-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Waste of money, worst kit I've ever used I've used the Burpee 36-cell tray in the past and had been pleased, so I gave the 72-cell tray a try since we expanded our garden this year. As other reviewers have stated, the soil pellets don't expand and absorb water evenly and needed to be manally "fluffed". I too had issues with mold/mildew and excessive wetness of the soil pods, leading to seedlings failing to sprout or dying - I have never had less than 100% sprouting success with the 36-cell tray. The seedlings never developed a strong root system, even after 6 weeks (good old New England weather delayed transplanting a few weeks). This became obvious at planting time, when this tray proved its uselessness in spades. I couldn't get the seedlings out of the tray without destroying the root ball, or ultimately cutting the tray into pieces. Of the seedlings that actually sprouted and lived to move outside (maybe 75%), I lost another 25% after transplanting thanks to weak and ruined roots. I found this kit frustrating while indoors, and infuriating outdoors. I will not be using this it in the future, and highly recommend using another product.
Date published: 2016-06-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Go with the Jiffy self-watering kit. I bought one each of the Jiffy kit and the Burpee kit. The Jiffy one seems to be of higher quality, and costs $2 less. Its pellets also have the benefit of being wrapped in a light mesh making transplanting a little easier.
Date published: 2016-04-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Waste of money The self watering is a joke. The water never leachs into the soil. I also cant seem to find any seed pellets that go with the kit for a second use. Over all i would suggest using a egg carton and a pan of water.
Date published: 2016-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Seed Starter Kit This is a great product. I am using it with a grow light and seedling heat mat to expedite seed germination. It's very easy to use - just water the little pods and the soil expands into each cell. The self watering mat is great - I'm not having to water my seedlings more than once a week. The lid doesn't have a tight seal or fit, but the moisture is staying in the greenhouse just fine because I can see the condensation buildup. 70/72 cells have sprouted beautiful seedlings. It's not super durable, but I think I should be able to clean it out and use it again.
Date published: 2013-03-26
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