Use Altoid Tins as a Mini Pocket Garden

Use Altoid Tins as a Mini Pocket Garden

Emily Smith
May 13, 2011


I've seen Altoid tins used for a lot of things— watercolor tins, candle holders, sewing kits, even paperclip holders. But a pocket garden is something I haven't really considered until seeing this Instructable. This is a potentially great fix for those craving to exercise their green thumb, but are confined to a small apartments with no yard or foliage in the surrounding area. These would also be really fun on a desk at work.


It only takes around 3 days to sprout seedlings, with the help of a tissue and water over top. It's always refreshing to watch stuff grow, even if it is in a teeny-tiny tin! Check out Instructables for more info on how to grow your own!

(images: Instructables)

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