Friday, March 27, 2020
Theme: Toilet Paper Tube Seed Starters!
Got toilet paper tubes?
Check out this video of me making a seed starter out of a toilet paper tube:
Why plant in a COMPOSTABLE cardboard tube?
*Because some seeds (like sunflowers and squash)
don't transplant well:
*They don't like their roots to be disturbed!
*The cardboard tube can be planted directly into the ground when the seedlings are big enough and the cardboard will decompose into the soil!
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