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    Starting seedlings in small pots that you can transplant lets you get a jump on Mother Nature, but commercial peat pots can be expensive. Recycle old newspaper into starter pots, and you can help save both the earth and some cash.

    How to Make Sturdy Recycled Newspaper Pots

    • Jan Tuinman

      Making pots for seedlings is a great way to recycle newspaper and save money gardening. These recycled newspaper pots are relatively easy to make and make transplanting seedling to the garden very easy. Making pots this ways removes the need for any tape, glue, string, or staples and results in a sturdy recycled newspaper pot.

    • tomtom

      Sturdy Recycled Newspaper Pots Tutorial (“Origami Fold”) Saving money this year instead of throwing it away.

    • Diana Gifford

      How to Make Sturdy Recycled Newspaper Pots tutorial. These are a folded type vs. the kind your wrap around a glass. Seem a bit sturdier.

    • Deborah Stich

      Sturdy Recycled Newspaper Pots Tutorial (“Origami Fold”) Only use black ink. better yet go to newspaper office and purchase the end of the roller. no ink on it. great paper.

    • Christen Stewart

      Doing this for my CubScouts but I love doing these for myself!! Sturdy Recycled Newspaper Pots Tutorial (“Origami Fold”)

    • Joy Leasure

      Sturdy Recycled Newspaper Pots Tutorial (“Origami Fold”) We are going to try this!

    • Megan Seda

      How to Make Sturdy Recycled Newspaper Seedling Pots

    • Louise Bourke

      Fab! Origami newspaper seedling pots, great idea

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    An affordable and environmentally friendly way to make newspaper pots for your seedlings to grow in. Easy to make in a few short steps.

    Recycle your newspaper with an easily folded biodegradable pot, perfect for starting seeds. This newspaper planter can be set right into the ground, where it will not only protect the fragile root system of your seedling, but also decompose on its own over time. Use these simple folding instructions to create your own Origami Newspaper Pot.

    Newspaper Starter Pots. These work extremely well. It's now July 1 and some perennial seedlings planted in May are still holding tight in tehir pots. they grow very slowly, but I will plant them by September. These pots have newspaper reinforced sides so they stay strong, just in case you don't transplant your seedlings right away. I bet they could be re-used too!

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