Recycled Newspaper Pots

Almost seed starting time, make your own pots using newspaper.

Alternative Energy and Gardening - Use toilet paper rolls to start your plants

Seed starting

How To: Self-Watering Seed Starter Pots

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Lemon seeds the leaves smell so good. Awesome for kitchen, bathroom, or at my desk! 1.Soak lemons seeds overnight. 2.Gently remove outer layer of seeds. 3.Put back into water as you prepare soil. 4.Plant lemon seeds in a circle pattern. 5.Place small pebbles on top of seeds. 6.Water occasionally and watch it grow.

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how to do a simple soil test to see if your soil is alkaline or acidic for the type of plant you want to grow.

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Plantable seedling pots made from newspaper

How to Grow a Potted Pineapple

Egg shell planters. Seedlings in shell go right in the ground!


A walipini is a greenhouse that is built into the ground to take advantage of the more stable temperatures and thermal mass of the earth. Ranging from simple to elaborate, these structures allow you to grow all year long, in almost any climate on earth.

epsom-salts, planter’s “secret” ingredient. For potted plants, simply dissolve 2 tablespoons per gallon of water, and substitute this solution for normal watering at least once a month.

Start your container garden with egg cartons.

Good to know! Testing Old Seeds Seeds saved from past gardens may be worth sowing -- but only if they pass this test: Fold 10 seeds in moist paper towel, place in resealable bag, mark with date and type. Watch to see how many germinate. Multiply that number by 10 to calculate the percent of germinations. More than 70 percent is passing. If between 40 and 60 percent, sow thickly. Below 40 percent, it's best to buy fresh seed.

5 ~Weed-Smothering Ground Covers just sit back and enjoy the view