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    Great idea for recycling and a fun craft for the kids!!

    newspaper pots

    seedling pots from newspapers

    seed start pots from newspaper

    Make Your Own Seed Tape

    How to Make Easy Newspaper Pots for Early Plantings....

    129 cukes per plant- not bad- gotta try it myself!

    "Instead of buying ornamental sweet potato vines for flower pots, I put sweet potatoes (with eyes) in my flower pots, put annuals in for color, at the end of summer, I empty the soil out of the pot, then I have lots of sweet potatoes."

    DIY Eco-Friendly seedling pots.

    The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.

    good idea, start your tomato seeds like this then put the whole thing in the ground when you plant them, the tomatoes will thrive off the egg shells // Great Gardens & Ideas //

    Seed starter ideas. No more peat pots!

    Seed-starting secrets of a greenhouse professional

    Use newspaper for seedlings, instead of paying a fortune for the cardboard ones!

    Grow your own celery from your remains from the store. Just chop of the base and plant. One week of growth shown in photo.

    The secret to insane planter growth. I definitely plan to give this a try. Even I can't mess this up!

    Don't throw out the water your boil your eggs in. This water contains tons of calcium that your plants will love. Just let the water cool and dump it on your plants. I also save my egg shells, rinse them out real well, smash them up then mix them with dirt and/or potting soil before planting any plants. For someone who doesn't have a green thumb, I have had great success with this

    The secret to great potted flowers. I wish I'd thought of that.

    What a great idea these potlifters are!

    bottle gardens.