Incubator as a indoor greenhouse?

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by theghostandmrchicken, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. theghostandmrchicken

    theghostandmrchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2011
    For hatching eggs you need, controlled temperture, humidity, light (for the tempreture), and rotation. For a greenhouse you need controlled temperture, humidity, and light.

    I should be able to use my incubater (considering that it is going to sit for the next several years) as a small greenhouse to get my plants an early start

    Has anybody else done this?
  2. Cluckin'Along

    Cluckin'Along Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Exeter, RI
    I think Wingshadows uses hers a a sprouter... She starts all of her seed in it. It's great for that, but height becomes an issue when growing. Good luck! [​IMG]
  3. 3forfree

    3forfree Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2010
    essexville, michigan
    After a failed hatch last year I used my coolerbator for a greenhouse. I put potting soil into egg cartons, lowered the temps to 80, and added seeds. It worked real good, I left the hygrometer/thermometer in it and the humidity rose to 90% before I ever watered the seeds. [​IMG]

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