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  • Maria Ryan

    Coffe Filters Make Houseplants Less Messy - Line flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole.

  • Stacy Thomas

    line flower pots with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through drainage hole. | this old house

  • Richelle Lane

    Great idea ~ Line flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole. ~This Old House

  • Jaime Rumple

    Make Potted Plants less messy. Line Flowerpots and planters with coffee Coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole... Brilliant! Great idea!

  • Kara Helstrom @ Under the Story Tree

    Line plant pots with coffee filters - water flows through and dirt stays put! Coffee filters are biodegradable, making this idea Eco-friendly :) From 10 used for coffee filters - this old house.

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TOP TIP: Flower Pot Drain Hole Cover: 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. They last for a long time, too; by the time they fall apart, the potting soil is well packed and the plant has roots that hold the soil together.

Line flower pots with coffee filters so dirt doesn't come out--pretty clever!

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coffee filter in the bottom of your flower pot to prevent soil from draining through. Brilliant.

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I really like this idea for my indoor plants! Every time I water them in the sink, I lose a lot of the soil down the drain, not to mention the mess it makes under the pot. Coffee filters allow the water to still drain, but keep the dirt contained.

plant and water pond in a pot. perfect for Lotus and Lillies

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