Pulished on Aug. 27, 2020
Besides buying flowerpot, we can also use the ceramic cups that you don’t need anymore in your life. Not only will save cost for new flowerpots, but you’ll also be able to grow a good-looking potted plant by your hands. For example, the cups which you don’t use any more at home, don’t throw it away. You can transform it and use to grow plants, which is also an environmentally friendly choice. Below we will share some tips on how to grow flowers in idle cups and save money together.
Ceramic tea cups are perforated and made to be a small flower pots
When you have unused cups in hands, you can make a hole in the bottom of the cup for running water, turn the cup into a flowerpot and grow a beautiful potted plant. It is not so difficult to drill holes in ceramic tea cups. If you have a small electric drill at home, buy a aiguille which is specially designed to drill holes in ceramics and open it carefully. You can find them easily at regular hardware stores with cheap price and different sizes to match your needs. The ceramic cup with a good hole can be used directly as a floret basin. It is also very beautiful to plant smaller flowers and add a beautiful scene to your home.
Points worthy of notice
1.When it comes to punching ceramic cups, it’s not 100 percent successful. Not punch well or with a cup made of bad material will probably burst the cups. I used to fight five at a time, two of them were worthless, and I succeeded with three, but it was better than throwing them away.
2.In order to increase the success rate of ceramic cup drilling, can be put into the water and punch. The contact place by aiguille and cups must be immersed into water to speed up the cooling to avoid cracking.
3.Remember to wear gloves when punching ceramic cups to avoid hurting your hands.
Ceramic tea cup without holes also can be directly used for hydroponics with plants
If you find it too much trouble to punch holes in ceramic cups, you can use them to grow aquatic flowers. After all, teacups are relatively small, when used to cultivate flowers, it is better not to plant too large trees, or planted too many seedlings, which is very easy to lead to yellow leaves, affect the survival and growth.