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  • Shelly Masat

    A Master Gardener program used the water crystals in planters...the same thing in diapers! Put a diaper in the bottom of your flower pot. Someone else said, "The trick to amazing potted plants - diapers. I did this in my hanging baskets last year and they rocked all season."

  • Joyce Cassell

    The trick to amazing potted plants - put a diaper in the bottom to retain moisture. Great for hanging baskets.

  • Vandee DeCora

    I so need to try this. I have used water crystals in planters, but who knew it was the same thing in diapers. Put one or two in the bottom of hanging baskets to help retain mosture. Someone else said, "The trick to amazing potted plants - diapers. I did this in my hanging baskets last year and they rocked all season."

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When I was in the Master Gardener program we used the water crystals in planters and I knew it was the same thing in diapers, but it never crossed my mind to put a diaper in the bottom of one. Someone else said, "The trick to amazing potted plants - diapers. I did this in my hanging baskets last year and they rocked all season." ~So simple and an awesome idea, especially for the hot south.

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Put a diaper in the bottom of pots! A diaper will help retain the moisture in your pot.

Another pinner wrote " When I was in the Master Gardener program we used the water crystals in planters and I knew it was the same thing in diapers, but it never crossed my mind to put a diaper in the bottom of one. Someone else said, "The trick to amazing potted plants - diapers. I did this in my hanging baskets last year and they rocked all season."

My fiancé's mother taught me all about this rule when building my pots... It really makes my pots look awesome.

Newspaper Pots Take a sheet of newspaper and fold lengthwise within 1" of the top. Roll newspaper around can. Flip over can and fold in the bottom. Pressed this down FIRMLY. Flip right side up. While still holding newspaper closed, carefully slide out the can. You can then fold down the top of the newspaper so as to not need any tape.

Uses for old shutters , clever !! Hang potted plants with a DIY shutter. More ideas BrightNest Blog

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wow, isn't this clever? If I actually get around to planting anything, this is how I'll do it. Much nicer than plastic.

Lunaria, Money Plant lifecycle: Perennial  Zone: 4-8  Sun: Full Sun, Part Sun  Height: 30  inches Spread: 24-30  inches Uses: Borders, Dried Flowers  Sowing Method: Direct Sow  Bloom Season: Spring, Summer

Recycle your old newspapers into plant pots for seedlings. When it's time, transfer them straight to the soil - they're biodegradable!!