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  • ~✿ Maureen ✿~

    Make Potted Plants less messy. Line flower pots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole... Brilliant!

  • Mary Ruth

    Use a coffee filter in a potted plant to keep soil from spilling hrough the drainage hole. It will break down eventually but what a good idea

  • Janet Dent

    Line flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole. ~This Old House. Good idea. Could also probably use leftover garden cloth.

  • Carmen Costinescu

    gardening, TOP TIP: Flower Pot Drain Hole Cover: Just lay a coffee filter in the bottom of the pot covering the hole before potting plant

  • Beth Gilmore

    10 uses for coffe filters ~ 7. Make Houseplants Less Messy Line flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole.

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Line flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole.

Just lay a coffee filter in the bottom of the pot covering the hole before filling the pot. The soil will stay in the pot and the water will still drain out because that is what coffee filters are designed to do; let water through.

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