GARDENING TIPS

How to make newspaper pots for veggie starts

Choosing paper over plastic

You can make pots for veggie starts out of newspaper instead of using plastic pots, or peat pots. One of the biggest advantages of paper over plastic is that newspaper pots can be put directly into the ground, so there is much less disturbance to the plant. This makes newspaper pots especially appropriate for squash plants, as they are especially adverse to having their roots disturbed. This year, I’m doing all our squash starts in newspaper pots. FYI: by…

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Kollibri terre Sonnenblume

Kollibri terre Sonnenblume

Writer, photographer, tree-hugger, animal-lover, dissident.