A new way to store your seeds!
Do you have the plastic container or shoe box in the shed to store your seed packets in? At the beginning of each season do you find yourself scrambling through all those packets? And when the time comes for planting - can it become quite a task to get them all back in their correct order?
This little trick has made planting season so much easier!
Look at this clever way to organise your McGregor’s seed packets! Throw out the old plastic container with seed packets that had to be checked like they were sorted in an old filing cabinet. You can now neatly sort and categorise them in either their alphabetical name, variety, season or your personal favourites. These handy little 4x6 inch photo albums with larger pockets can easily accommodate for the McGregor’s sized seed packets. After sorting your seed box you might realise you have many empty seed packets, some that have expired, varieties that you had no more interest in or multiples of the same packets that you can now consolidated in one sleeve, this can trigger a big clean-up of what was not required and a mini shopping session to ensure all your favourites are available for the next season.
You would no doubt find some practical photo albums at some second hand stores if you don’t already have some tucked away in a forgotten box. Photo Albums are less popular than they used to be and now available quite cheaply - this little photo album can be purchased from a retail store for under $5 and organised them with Herbs & Vegetables from the one side while having Natives & Flowers from the other side. You might consider purchasing a photo album for each season for an easy planting guide as your seed collection grows. You might even want to keep a pocket open for notes on previous crops, seasonal planting guides or the McGregor’s companion planting guide. You might even want to keep a pocket open for notes on previous crops, seasonal planting guides or the McGregor’s companion planting guide. This creative way of keeping your seed packets organised allows you to still keep your original packaging for referencing the directions, germination or harvesting details without taking up any extra space.
This example seed album doesn’t contain McGregor’s pea and bean varieties due to them being much bulkier than the other varieties. The new McGregor’s Weed Buster and Fertiliser Tape packets are slightly too big for these packets, but can be cut down to size.