I’ve begun to gather supplies I will need to start seeds for my garden. Mike was busy yesterday hanging plant lights while I made little pots from newspaper. I have some plastic starting trays, but not quite enough for the seeds I plan to start, so rather than purchase more plastic, I recycled newspaper into pots. I made 8 dozen pots in under an hour. Here’s how it’s done:
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Roll the folded paper around a small juice glass so that about an inch or less of it overlaps the bottom of the glass. Tape with a small piece of masking tape which will eventually decompose along with the newspaper.
To form the bottom of the pot, fold the newspaper down on the bottom of the glass and tape.
Press down to flatten the bottom of the pot.
Remove the pot and you are done!
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