Build your own nursery with indoor germination trays

Why use germination trays?

Indoor germination trays are absolutely basic and simple trays with a flat surface. These trays are a no-nonsense way of planting small indoor plants and start your own indoor nursery. These indoor germination trays are also the best way for the correct planting of seeds and also for the correct growth of the plant.

Get the most out of your plant with these indoor germination trays

If you wish to extract the most out of your indoor plants and wish to grow beautifully, then you definitely get one of these germination trays and grow your indoor plants in them. Using these germination trays will save you a lot of trouble and space as you will not have to worry about where to keep the indoor plants.

This article will throw light on three of the seed germination trays amongst which one can select one for one’s home based on the one most suitable to needs.

  1. 10 plant growing trays (no drain holes)

The first indoor germination trays one can consider purchasing is the 10 plant growing trays (no drain holes)

Specifications

  • This tray is the perfect and simple tray for you which are of a size of 20”x10”.
  • This tray can hold a quantity of ten small indoor plants.
  • The tray is made up of durable quality plastic, and these trays have no drain holes in them.
  • You can use this tray as a drip tray for the purpose of starting the seed and its hydroponic growth.
  • The top of the tray has an approximate measurement of 21” by 11”, the bottom of the tray measures to be 19 7/8th inches in length and 9 3/8th inches wide.
  • The depth of the tray, on the other hand, is about 2 3/8th

Thus it is clear from the given dimensions that the tray is wide on the top and gradually takes on a tapering shape at the bottom.

Pros

  • These trays are designed in a way so as to provide accommodation to about ten hydroponic micro pads and grow pads of 20”x10” size in a perfect manner.
  • These germination seed trays can be used a number of times and are best suitable if you wish to grow wheatgrass, microgreens, and seedlings in the soil.
  • Also since the material is made of durable plastic, they are very sturdy and can’t be broken easily.
  • They are also of the perfect size for the sake of planting hydroponic pads.

Con

The only disadvantage of this tray is that it has no drainage holes, so if you want drainage holes you will have to curve them yourselves. Also, these trays do not come with a germination dome.

  1. Auto pot 4pot system gravity fed watering system

The second indoor germination trays one can consider purchasing is the auto pot 4pot system gravity fed watering system.

Specifications

  • As the name suggests, these trays come with a watering system which is gravity fed.
  • They even have mechanisms in the form of aqua valve control.
  • Each of the trays has a four gallons reservoir inbuilt, and a total of 12-gallon reservoirs spread throughout the four pots.
  • The product has a weight of about 8.5 ounces.
  • The product also is 20.1 inches long.
  • The width of each of the pots is about 14.2 inches.

Pros

  • Thus this entire system is absolutely perfect if you wish to grow the indoor plants in either soil or in water.
  • Thus this model is very versatile in terms of growing indoor plants.
  • The total depth of the pot system has been found to be approximately 3.9 inches deep.
  • These pots will also make indoor gardening all the easier for you.
  • There will be no need to find time out of your busy schedule, give yourself constant reminders so as to water the plants daily. The gravity fed watering system does it for you.
  • The product is built in such a way that it does not require constant attention from your Instead, you can completely leave it unattended for weeks at a time, and you will still find the plants alive and growing.
  • You can set this pot system in either a parallel or a series format.

 Also, they have their own feeding mechanism based on gravity thus supporting the capillary actions of the roots of the plant.

Cons

  • This product is a bit complex, and beginners might find it difficult to use them.

 

  1. 10x metal iron hanging flower pot vase

The third seed germination trays that will be considered are the 10x metal iron hanging flower pot vase.

Specifications

  • If you wish to add a dash of color to your house, then this is the one for you.
  • As the name suggests, one will get 10 such highly colorful pots that will completely lit up the house.
  • Also, the pots are highly strong and durable as they are made out of iron.
  • The caliber of the pots is of 3.9 inches.
  • The bottom of the pots has a round shape with a diameter of 3.1 inches whereas the height of the pot is about 3.9 inches.
  • The total height of the pot inclusive of both the hook and the height is about 5.9 inch, and the total weight of the pot system comes out to be 1100 grams.
  • These pot vase will be found in 10 different colors namely red, yellow, orange, creamy white, blue, purple, green, pink, rose and white.

Pros

  • One of the best pros of this product is that they can be conveniently hung on the window, the balcony, the railing or in fact anywhere in the room for the purpose of decoration.
  • They are very convenient for silk and dried flowers which are only for decoration purpose, or for small potted plants.
  • They are also suitably well used as storage barrels for the desktop or the pen.

Cons

This product is more suitable for beautification purpose although it can be still used to hold potted plants.

Comparison between the three germination trays

Out of the three products, the first product is the most suitable if one wishes to go for a simple, no-nonsense form of planting indoor hydroponic plants.

The second product is the most technologically advanced and does not require much maintenance. It is best suited for people who have very busy jobs but also wish to have an indoor nursery of their own.

The third indoor germination trays are best suitable for the decorative purpose. It adds a dash of color to your house and makes it look absolutely stunning and attractive.

Customer and market reviews

The first product has received a total of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Most of the complaints or criticisms are surrounding the quality of the plastic used to build the product. Customers do not find it durable and have complaints against the price of the product. Also, they feel that the product is a bit too light weight. However, customers are satisfied with the no drainage holes as it prevents their house from becoming overly messy.

The second product has received better reviews and has been rated 4.2 out of 5 stars. The automatic watering feature is something which has attracted the customers. However customers feel that the product still needs to be improved all the more, and certain things can be either changed or removed.

The third product has also received a total of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Customers appreciate the vibrating colors the products are found in, and they also appreciate how conveniently the product can be placed anywhere in the house.

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Build your own nursery with indoor germination trays
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